Broadly or completely covering; including a large proportion of something. (adjective)
A comprehensive school. (noun)
Examples of word comprehensive
The Bush administration tended not to use "comprehensive," a code word for peace between Israel and all its remaining Arab adversaries: the Palestinians, Syria and Lebanon.
First, we dropped the word comprehensive from the title of the bill.
He uses the term comprehensive immigration reform a lot more often.
As a price for this deal — which will likely require Berlin committing to lend more money to weak euro-zone states if needed — Germany wants what it calls a comprehensive agreement aimed at improving the competitiveness of euro-zone countries' economies.
Besides summit diplomacy, he says China will pursue country-specific, region-specific and area-specific diplomacy in what he described as a "comprehensive" and "coordinated way".