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General 1Definition: Relating to a genus or kind; pertaining to a whole class or order; as, a general law of animal or vegetable economy.
General 2Definition: Comprehending many species or
individuals; not special or particular; including all
particulars; as, a general inference or conclusion.
General 3Definition: Not restrained or limited to a precise import; not specific; vague; indefinite; lax in signification; as, a loose and general expression.
General 4Definition: Common to many, or the
greatest number; widely spread; prevalent; extensive, though not universal; as, a general opinion; a general custom.
General 5Definition: Having a relation to all; common to the whole; as, Adam, our general sire.
General 6Definition: As a whole; in gross; for the most part.
General 7Definition: Usual; common, on most
occasions; as, his general habit or method.
General 8Definition: The whole; the total; that which
relates to all, or the chief part; opposed to particular.
General 9Definition: 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
highest military rank next below field marshal.
General 10Definition: The roll of the drum which
troops together; as, to beat the general.
General 11Definition: The chief of an order of
monks, or of all the houses or
congregations under the same rule.
General 12Definition: The public; the people; the vulgar.
general 13Definition: a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular); "he discussed the general but neglected the particular"
general 14Definition: a general officer of the highest rank
general 15Definition: the head of a religious order or congregation
general 16Definition: command as a general; "We are
generaled by an
general 17Definition: prevailing among and common to the general public; "the general discontent"
general 18Definition: of worldwide scope or applicability; "an issue of cosmopolitan import"; "the
shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal experience"
general 19Definition: not specialized or limited to one class of things; "general studies"; "general knowledge"
general 20Definition: 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 21Definition: of national scope; "a general election"
general 22Definition: affecting the entire body; "a general anesthetic"; "general
general 23Definition: somewhat indefinite; "bearing a general resemblance to the original"; "a general description of the merchandise"