Similar Words
eneral, geeneeral, gemeral, genera, generaal, generall, generral, genneral, ggeneral

General — synonyms, general antonyms, definition

1. general (a)

73 synonyms
broad catholic chief circulating collective common commonplace communal comprehending comprehensive contemporary conventional cosmopolitan current customary detailed diverse eclectic encyclopedic endless • • •

2. general (Adjective)

4 synonyms
ecumenical oecumenical world-wide worldwide
2 antonyms
local specific
6 definitions

general (Adjective) — Applying to all or most members of a category or group. ex. "the general public" ex. "general assistance" ex. "a general rule" ex. "in general terms" ex. "comprehensible to the general reader"

general (Adjective) — Not specialized or limited to one class of things. ex. "general studies" ex. "general knowledge"

general (Adjective) — Prevailing among and common to the general public. ex. "the general discontent"

general (Adjective) — (medicine) affecting the entire body. ex. "a general anaesthetic" ex. "general symptoms"

general (Adjective) — Somewhat indefinite. ex. "bearing a general resemblance to the original" ex. "a general description of the merchandise"

general (Adjective) — Of worldwide scope or applicability. ex. "an issue of general import"

1 see also

3. general (Noun)

2 synonyms
full general superior general
1 antonym
3 definitions

general (Noun) — (military) a general officer of the highest rank.

general (Noun) — The head of a religious order or congregation.

general (Noun) — A fact about the whole (as opposed to particular). ex. "he discussed the general but neglected the particular"

5 types of
chief fact general officer head top dog
232 types
1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein A. E. Burnside Albrecht Eusebius Wenzel von Wallenstein Alcibiades Ambrose Everett Burnside Andrew Jackson Anthony Anthony Wayne Antigonus Antigonus Cyclops Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna Antonius Antony Archibald Percival Wavell Arnold Arthur Wellesley Baron Clive Baron Clive of Plassey Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding • • •

4. general (Verb)

1 definition

general (Verb) — Command as a general.

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