Definitions and Examples of comprehensive, complete, thorough
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Including all or nearly all elements or aspects of something.
The report provided a comprehensive analysis of the company's financial performance.
Containing all the necessary parts, elements, or steps.
She was relieved to have completed her project before the deadline.
Carried out or performed to the fullest extent; exhaustive or complete.
The detective conducted a thorough investigation to uncover the truth.
Key Differences: comprehensive vs complete vs thorough
- 1Comprehensive implies that all or nearly all aspects of something are included.
- 2Complete suggests that all necessary parts or steps are present.
- 3Thorough indicates that something has been done to the fullest extent possible.
Effective Usage of comprehensive, complete, thorough
- 1Academic Writing: Use these antonyms to describe research or analysis that is either comprehensive, complete, or thorough.
- 2Job Applications: Use these antonyms to describe your skills or experience in a way that shows you have a full understanding of a subject or task.
- 3Everyday Conversation: Use these antonyms to describe something that is not lacking in detail or completeness.
The antonyms of noncomprehensive are comprehensive, complete, and thorough. Use these words to describe something that is complete, exhaustive, or containing all necessary parts. These antonyms can be used in academic writing, job applications, or everyday conversation to convey a full understanding of a subject or task.