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Meaning & Definition of General in English

English

General

/ʤɛnərəl/

noun

1. A general officer of the highest rank

    synonym:
  • general
  • ,
  • full general

2. The head of a religious order or congregation

    synonym:
  • general
  • ,
  • superior general

3. A fact about the whole (as opposed to particular)

  • "He discussed the general but neglected the particular"
    synonym:
  • general

verb

1. Command as a general

  • "We are generaled by an incompetent!"
    synonym:
  • general

adjective

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • general

2. Not specialized or limited to one class of things

  • "General studies"
  • "General knowledge"
    synonym:
  • general

3. Prevailing among and common to the general public

  • "The general discontent"
    synonym:
  • general

4. Affecting the entire body

  • "A general anesthetic"
  • "General symptoms"
    synonym:
  • general

5. Somewhat indefinite

  • "Bearing a general resemblance to the original"
  • "A general description of the merchandise"
    synonym:
  • general

6. Of worldwide scope or applicability

  • "An issue of cosmopolitan import"
  • "The shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- christopher morley
  • "Universal experience"
    synonym:
  • cosmopolitan
  • ,
  • ecumenical
  • ,
  • oecumenical
  • ,
  • general
  • ,
  • universal
  • ,
  • worldwide
  • ,
  • world-wide

Examples of using

"Take all the land you want", said the Aborigene chief. "Oh no," said the English general, "we will take just an island." "And which island?" asked the Aborigene chief. "Just the island of Australia," replied the English general.
BMI categories (underweight, overweight or obese) from general reading table are inappropriate for athletes, children, the elderly, and the infirm.
The result is calculated according to general reading table created by World Health Organization (WHO) - the same for male and female regardless the age.