expansive definition

  • adjective:
    • with the capacity of broadening or tending to expand.
    • Broad in size or extent; comprehensive: expansive authorities abilities.
    • Open and communicative; talkative or effusive: Wine made the visitor expansive.
    • Grand in scale: an expansive way of life.
    • capable of being broadened.
    • Comprehensive in scope or degree.
    • Talkative and sociable.
    • displaying expansivity.
    • Having a capacity or habit of expand or dilate; diffusive; of much expanse; wide-extending
    • causing expansion.
    • of much expanse; wide-extending.
    • friendly, open, and unrestrained in discussion or discourse; -- of people.
    • characterized by exaggerated feelings of euphoria and delusions of brilliance.
    • of behavior that's impressive and committed in scale or scope
    • able or looking after expand or described as expansion
    • friendly and available and prepared to chat
    • marked by exaggerated thoughts of euphoria and delusions of grandeur
    • with the capacity of growing or looking after increase.
    • Broad in size or degree; comprehensive: expansive authorities powers.
    • Open and communicative; talkative or effusive: Wine made the visitor expansive.
    • Grand in scale: an expansive life style.
    • Able to be expanded.
    • Comprehensive in range or level.
    • Talkative and sociable.
    • Exhibiting expansivity.
    • Having a capacity or habit of expand or dilate; diffusive; of much expanse; wide-extending
    • causing development.
    • of much expanse; wide-extending.
    • friendly, open, and unrestrained in discussion or discourse; -- of people.
    • described as exaggerated emotions of euphoria and delusions of brilliance.
    • of behavior that's impressive and committed in scale or scope
    • ready or maintaining increase or characterized by expansion
    • friendly and open and willing to talk
    • marked by exaggerated thoughts of euphoria and delusions of grandeur
  • others:
    • effective at causing or effecting expansion: as, the expansive power of heat.
    • Capable of becoming expanded, or of growing or dispersing out in amount or extent; dilatable: since, the expansive top-notch environment; expansive fumes or substances.
    • adopting a lot of things or particulars; wide-extending; comprehensive: as, expansive benevolence; an expansive perspective.
    • Comprehensive in feeling or action; sympathetic; effusive.
    • effective at causing or effecting development: as, the expansive force of heat.
    • with the capacity of being broadened, or of expanding or distributing out in volume or level; dilatable: since, the expansive quality of environment; expansive fumes or substances.
    • adopting most things or particulars; wide-extending; comprehensive: because, expansive benevolence; an expansive perspective.
    • Comprehensive in experience or activity; sympathetic; effusive.

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