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Extending over a large area; esp., extending over a larger area from side to side than is usual or normal
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  1. Extending over a large area; esp., extending over a larger area from side to side than is usual or normal
  2. To the side of or at a distance from a given boundary, limit, or goal:
  3. Having great extent or range; including much or many:
(Of a typeface) wider than usual
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  1. (Of a typeface) wider than usual
  2. (Printing) Designating type with a wider face than is standard for the height
  3. Having a large scope or range; extensive
Of greater than average scope, breadth, or capacity; comprehensive.
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  1. Of greater than average scope, breadth, or capacity; comprehensive.
  2. Big as compared with others of its kind; of more than usual or average size, extent, or amount
  3. Understanding and tolerant; liberal:
In the nature of an extent, wide, widespread.
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  1. In the nature of an extent, wide, widespread.
  2. Designating or of farming in which large areas of land are used with minimum expense, resulting in a low yield per acre
  3. Large in extent, range, or amount.
Fully sufficient to meet a need or purpose:
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  1. Fully sufficient to meet a need or purpose:
  2. Of large or great size, amount, extent, or capacity:
  3. Large in size, extent, scope, etc.; spacious; roomy
Great; large; not confined or limited
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  1. Great; large; not confined or limited
  2. Having enough or abundant space or room; large in area or extent:
  3. Large in range or scope:
Extending far inward from an outer surface:
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  1. Extending far inward from an outer surface:
  2. (Sports) Having a sufficient number of capable reserve players:
  3. Large in quantity or size; big:
Of, or working by means of, expansion
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  1. Of, or working by means of, expansion
  2. Broad in size or extent; comprehensive:
  3. Widely extended; broad; extensive; comprehensive
(Obs.) Unmeasured; limitless; infinite
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  1. (Obs.) Unmeasured; limitless; infinite
  2. Very great in size, extent, or amount:
  3. Very large; vast; huge
  1. Spacious, expansive, comfortable.
  2. Having plenty of room; spacious:
  3. Having plenty of room; spacious
Extended outward, as one's arms
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  1. Extended outward, as one's arms
  2. Spread out; extended; expanded
Able to contain or hold much; roomy; spacious
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  1. Able to contain or hold much; roomy; spacious
  2. Capable of containing a large quantity; spacious or roomy:
Heavy in form, build, or stature; thickset:
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  1. Heavy in form, build, or stature; thickset:
  2. Having component parts in a close, crowded state or arrangement; dense:
  3. Relatively great in extent from one surface to the opposite, usually in the smallest solid dimension; not thin:
Spread or scattered over a considerable extent:
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  1. Spread or scattered over a considerable extent:
  2. Distributed, circulated, or occurring over a wide area or extent
  3. Affecting a large area (e.g. the entire land or body); broad in extent.
Having or made with a generous amount of fabric:
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  1. Having or made with a generous amount of fabric:
  2. Having depth and body; rich:
  3. With loose, wide folds; ample; flowing
Present, or seeming to be present, everywhere at the same time; omnipresent
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  1. Present, or seeming to be present, everywhere at the same time; omnipresent
Including everything; comprehensive.
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  1. Including everything; comprehensive.
  2. Providing all amenities, benefits or perquisites in a single package.
Extending over a wide area
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Prepared and used for growing crops; tilled
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  1. Prepared and used for growing crops; tilled
  2. Grown by cultivation
  3. Of, relating to, or produced in cultivation:
Having learned from experience; made wise, competent, etc. by experience
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  1. Having learned from experience; made wise, competent, etc. by experience
  2. Having had experience in an activity or in life in general:
  3. Skilled or knowledgeable as the result of active participation or practice:
Having constituent elements from all over the world or from many different parts of the world:
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  1. Having constituent elements from all over the world or from many different parts of the world:
  2. Pertinent or common to the whole world:
  3. Having a worldwide distribution, as some plants or animals
Proceeding in steps; continuing steadily by increments:
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  1. Proceeding in steps; continuing steadily by increments:
  2. Of or relating to a Progressive Party:
  3. Tending to become more severe or wider in scope:
Alternative spelling of open-minded.
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  1. Alternative spelling of open-minded.
  2. Receptive to new and different ideas or the opinions of others:
Without bias or prejudice; objective; impartial
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  1. Without bias or prejudice; objective; impartial
Not sportsmanlike:
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  1. Not sportsmanlike:
  2. Obscene or indecent:
  3. Squalid or filthy; run-down:
Not in good health or spirits.
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  1. Not in good health or spirits.
  2. Varying from the usual, standard, or required color
  3. Not quite proper; now, esp., risqué
Conveying a hint or suggestion:
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  1. Conveying a hint or suggestion:
  2. That suggests or tends to suggest thoughts or ideas
  3. Tending to suggest something considered improper or indecent; risqué
Pornographic or indecent
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  1. Pornographic or indecent
  2. Soiled with smut
  3. Affected with plant smut
(Possibly dated) Without equal, matchless.
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  1. (Possibly dated) Without equal, matchless.
  2. Not equivocal; not ambiguous; plain; clear
  3. Admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; clear and unambiguous:
Fully and clearly expressed; leaving nothing implied:
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  1. Fully and clearly expressed; leaving nothing implied:
  2. Readily observable:
  3. Saying what is meant, without reservation or disguise; outspoken
Readily understood or perceived; evident; obvious
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  1. Readily understood or perceived; evident; obvious
  2. Readily seen; visible:
  3. Readily understood; clear or obvious:
Fully open or extended:
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  1. Fully open or extended:
  2. Extending over a great distance from side to side; broad:
  3. Deviating or straying from something expected or specified:
Fully sufficient to meet a need or purpose:
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  1. Fully sufficient to meet a need or purpose:
  2. Large in size, extent, scope, etc.; spacious; roomy
  3. Of large or great size, amount, extent, or capacity:
Open and communicative; talkative or effusive:
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  1. Open and communicative; talkative or effusive:
  2. Of, or working by means of, expansion
  3. Widely extended; broad; extensive; comprehensive
Having great extent; covering a large area; vast
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  1. Having great extent; covering a large area; vast
  2. Designating or of farming in which large areas of land are used with minimum expense, resulting in a low yield per acre
  3. Of or relating to the cultivation of vast areas of land with a minimum of labor or expense.
Great; large; not confined or limited
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  1. Great; large; not confined or limited
  2. Large in range or scope:
  3. Having or giving more than enough space or room; vast; extensive
Comprehensive in extent or depth:
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  1. Comprehensive in extent or depth:
  2. In all or most respects:
  3. Able to do many things well; versatile:
Including everything; comprehensive.
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  1. Including everything; comprehensive.
  2. Providing all amenities, benefits or perquisites in a single package.
Effective against a wide variety of microorganisms
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  1. Effective against a wide variety of microorganisms
  2. Alternative spelling of broad-spectrum.
  3. Widely applicable or effective:
Dealing with all or many of the relevant details; including much; inclusive
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  1. Dealing with all or many of the relevant details; including much; inclusive
  2. Marked by or showing extensive understanding:
  3. So large in scope or content as to include much:
Characterized by a free and generous nature; sympathetic; demonstrative; open
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  1. Characterized by a free and generous nature; sympathetic; demonstrative; open
  2. Of, or working by means of, expansion
  3. Widely extended; broad; extensive; comprehensive
Enlarged or broad in meaning, scope, or influence:
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  1. Enlarged or broad in meaning, scope, or influence:
  2. Enlarged in influence, meaning, scope, effect, etc.; extensive
  3. Having a large scope or range; extensive
Having great extent; covering a large area; vast
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  1. Having great extent; covering a large area; vast
  2. Large in extent, range, or amount.
  3. Designating or of farming in which large areas of land are used with minimum expense, resulting in a low yield per acre
Having a wide range, influence, or effect:
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  1. Having a wide range, influence, or effect:
  2. Having a wide range, extent, influence, or effect
  3. Alternative spelling of far-reaching.
Concerned with the main or overall features; lacking in details; not specific
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  1. Concerned with the main or overall features; lacking in details; not specific
  2. Not limited to or dealing with one class of things; diversified:
  3. Involving only the main features rather than precise details:
Being or having to do with a business, operation, system, etc. carried on or extending throughout all or much of the world
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  1. Being or having to do with a business, operation, system, etc. carried on or extending throughout all or much of the world
  2. Of, relating to, or including the whole earth; worldwide
  3. Spherical, ball-shaped.
Including the specified extremes or limits as well as the area between them:
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  1. Including the specified extremes or limits as well as the area between them:
  2. Taking a great deal or everything within its scope; comprehensive:
  3. Including or tending to include; esp., taking everything into account; reckoning everything
Comprehensive; far-reaching
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  1. Comprehensive; far-reaching
  2. Of greater than average size, extent, quantity, or amount; big.
  3. Understanding and tolerant; liberal:
From one end to the other:
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  1. From one end to the other:
  2. Including everything; total
  3. Regarded as a whole; general:
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  1. Wide, broad, affecting many things
  2. Extensive; comprehensive; thoroughgoing
  3. Extending over the whole range or a great space
Covering a wide extent; extensive
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  1. Covering a wide extent; extensive
  2. Covering a wide area; including much:
Distributed, circulated, or occurring over a wide area or extent
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  1. Distributed, circulated, or occurring over a wide area or extent
  2. Spread or scattered over a considerable extent:
  3. Affecting a large area (e.g. the entire land or body); broad in extent.
Willing to experience new and exotic things (often controversial things) without judging them beforehand.
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  1. Willing to experience new and exotic things (often controversial things) without judging them beforehand.
  2. Tolerant of opinions and behavior that are unconventional or that differ from one's own; not bigoted; liberal
  3. Having or characterized by tolerant or liberal views.
Generous in amount; ample:
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  1. Generous in amount; ample:
  2. Not strict or literal; loose or approximate:
  3. Tending to give freely; generous:
Alternative spelling of open-minded.
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  1. Alternative spelling of open-minded.
  2. Receptive to new and different ideas or the opinions of others:
(Gram.) Indicating continuing action or state, or action in progress: used as of certain verb forms (Ex: am working, as opposed to the simple form work)
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  1. (Gram.) Indicating continuing action or state, or action in progress: used as of certain verb forms (Ex: am working, as opposed to the simple form work)
  2. Favoring, working for, or characterized by progress or improvement, as through political or social reform
  3. Of or relating to a Progressive Party:
Able to withstand or endure an adverse environmental condition:
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  1. Able to withstand or endure an adverse environmental condition:
  2. Having or showing tolerance of others' beliefs, practices, etc.
  3. Inclined to tolerate the beliefs or behavior of others; forbearing:
Containing nothing:
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  1. Containing nothing:
  2. Easily perceptible to the eye or ear; distinct:
  3. Plain or evident to the mind; unmistakable:
Easily seen through because of a lack of subtlety; transparent:
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  1. Easily seen through because of a lack of subtlety; transparent:
  2. Easily perceived or understood; apparent.
  3. Easy to see or understand; plain; evident
Obvious; manifest; apparent; clear; evident, as in “the contract had a patent ambiguity.” See also latent ambiguity. Pronounced PAY-tint. Obvious; manifest; apparent; clear; evident, as in “the contract had a patent ambiguity.” See also latent ambiguity. Pronounced PAY-tint.
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  1. Obvious; manifest; apparent; clear; evident, as in “the contract had a patent ambiguity.” See also latent ambiguity. Pronounced PAY-tint. Obvious; manifest; apparent; clear; evident, as in “the contract had a patent ambiguity.” See also latent ambiguity. Pronounced PAY-tint.
  2. Obvious; plain; evident
  3. Obvious; plain:
Straightforward; frank or candid:
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  1. Straightforward; frank or candid:
  2. Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
  3. Not dyed, twilled, or patterned:
Unique, such that it cannot be mistaken for something else.
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  1. Unique, such that it cannot be mistaken for something else.
  2. Impossible to mistake or misinterpret; obvious:
  3. That cannot be mistaken or misinterpreted; leaving room for no misunderstanding; clear; plain
Like or fit for a barnyard; earthy, smutty, etc.
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  1. Like or fit for a barnyard; earthy, smutty, etc.
  2. Of or pertaining to a barnyard.
  3. Coarse or indecent:
Characteristic of a bawd; indecent or humorously coarse; lewd
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  1. Characteristic of a bawd; indecent or humorously coarse; lewd
  2. Humorously coarse; lewd or risqué:
Not fine or delicate in texture, structure, form, etc.; rough; harsh
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  1. Not fine or delicate in texture, structure, form, etc.; rough; harsh
  2. Rough, especially to the touch:
  3. Lacking in delicacy or refinement:
Not bright and clear in color; somewhat dull or drab. Often used in combination:
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  1. Not bright and clear in color; somewhat dull or drab. Often used in combination:
  2. Extremely unfortunate or regrettable:
  3. Squalid or filthy; run-down:
Licentious; obscene.
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  1. Licentious; obscene.
  2. Vulgar; obscene; scurrilous
Obscene or offensive:
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  1. Obscene or offensive:
  2. Covered or smeared with filth; disgustingly dirty.
  3. Vile; nasty:
(Printing) Containing errors or marked with changes
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  1. (Printing) Containing errors or marked with changes
  2. Extremely dirty or impure; disgustingly filthy
  3. Violating accepted standards or rules; dishonorable:
So obvious or conspicuous as to cause or heighten offense:
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  1. So obvious or conspicuous as to cause or heighten offense:
  2. Brutishly coarse, as in behavior; crude:
  3. On a large scale; not fine or detailed:
(Obs.) Unlearned; ignorant
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  1. (Obs.) Unlearned; ignorant
  2. Preoccupied with sex and sexual desire; lustful.
  3. Showing, or intended to excite, lust or sexual desire, esp. in an offensive way; lascivious
Very dangerous, troublesome, grievous, etc.
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  1. Very dangerous, troublesome, grievous, etc.
  2. Unpleasant or annoying:
  3. Very dirty, filthy
Offensive to one's feelings, or to prevailing notions, of modesty or decency; lewd
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  1. Offensive to one's feelings, or to prevailing notions, of modesty or decency; lewd
  2. (Law) Designating or of books, films, etc. which when judged by contemporary community standards, are found to appeal to a prurient interest in sex, be patently offensive, and have no serious artistic, scientific, or social value
  3. (--- Law) Of or relating to materials that can be regulated or criminalized because their depiction of nudity, sex, or excretion is patently offensive and without artistic or scientific value.
Showing disrespect or contempt for sacred things; irreverent
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  1. Showing disrespect or contempt for sacred things; irreverent
  2. Nonreligious in subject matter, form, or use; secular:
  3. Vulgar; coarse.
Characterized by or indulging in humor that is vulgar and lewd.
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  1. Characterized by or indulging in humor that is vulgar and lewd.
  2. Characterized by coarse or vulgar joking or mocking; esp., dealing with sex in a humorously earthy or direct way
Maliciously insulting; slanderous, libelous, etc.
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  1. Maliciously insulting; slanderous, libelous, etc.
  2. Expressed in vulgar, coarse, or abusive language.
  3. Given to the use of vulgar, coarse, or abusive language.
Pornographic or indecent
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  1. Pornographic or indecent
  2. Soiled with smut
  3. Affected with plant smut
Crudely indecent:
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  1. Crudely indecent:
  2. Offensively excessive in self-display or expenditure; ostentatious:
  3. Characterized by a lack of culture, refinement, taste, restraint, sensitivity, etc.; coarse; crude; boorish
Grimy; unkempt:
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  1. Grimy; unkempt:
  2. Of poor quality, appearance, etc.; dirty, cheap, sloppy, etc.
  3. Obscene, lewd, or vulgar:

Synonym Study

  • Deep , in this connection, refers to extent backward, as from the front or an opening a deep lot, a deep cave
  • Broad and wide both are applied to extent from side to side of surfaces having height or length, wide being preferred when the distance between limits is stressed two feet wide, a wide aperture, and broad, when the full extent of surface is considered broad hips, broad plains
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