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General 1

Definition: Relating to a genus or kind; pertaining to a whole class or order; as, a general law of animal or vegetable economy.

General 2

Definition: Comprehending many species or individuals; not special or particular; including all particulars; as, a general inference or conclusion.

General 3

Definition: Not restrained or limited to a precise import; not specific; vague; indefinite; lax in signification; as, a loose and general expression.

General 4

Definition: Common to many, or the greatest number; widely spread; prevalent; extensive, though not universal; as, a general opinion; a general custom.

General 5

Definition: Having a relation to all; common to the whole; as, Adam, our general sire.

General 6

Definition: As a whole; in gross; for the most part.

General 7

Definition: Usual; common, on most occasions; as, his general habit or method.

General 8

Definition: The whole; the total; that which comprehends or relates to all, or the chief part; opposed to particular.

General 9

Definition: One of the chief military officers of a government or country; the commander of an army, of a body of men not less than a brigade. In European armies, the highest military rank next below field marshal.

General 10

Definition: The roll of the drum which calls the troops together; as, to beat the general.

General 11

Definition: The chief of an order of monks, or of all the houses or congregations under the same rule.

General 12

Definition: The public; the people; the vulgar.

general 13

Definition: a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular); "he discussed the general but neglected the particular"

general 14

Definition: a general officer of the highest rank

general 15

Definition: the head of a religious order or congregation

general 16

Definition: command as a general; "We are generaled by an incompetent!"

general 17

Definition: prevailing among and common to the general public; "the general discontent"

general 18

Definition: of worldwide scope or applicability; "an issue of cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal experience"

general 19

Definition: not specialized or limited to one class of things; "general studies"; "general knowledge"

general 20

Definition: applying to all or most members of a category or group; "the general public"; "general assistance"; "a general rule"; "in general terms"; "comprehensible to the general reader"

general 21

Definition: of national scope; "a general election"

general 22

Definition: affecting the entire body; "a general anesthetic"; "general symptoms"

general 23

Definition: somewhat indefinite; "bearing a general resemblance to the original"; "a general description of the merchandise"


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