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Synonyms for general

Synonyms for (noun) general

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

Similar words: fact Definition: a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred Usage: first you must collect all the facts of the case

Synonyms: full general, general Definition: a general officer of the highest rank

Similar words: general officer Definition: officers in the Army or Air Force or Marines above the rank of colonel

Synonyms: general, superior general Definition: the head of a religious order or congregation

Similar words: head, chief, top dog Definition: a person who is in charge Usage: the head of the whole operation

Synonyms for (verb) general

Synonyms: general Definition: command as a general Usage: We are generaled by an incompetent!

Similar words: command Definition: be in command of Usage: The general commanded a huge army

Synonyms for (adjective) general

Synonyms: general Definition: prevailing among and common to the general public Usage: the general discontent

Similar words: common Definition: having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual Usage: the common man; a common sailor; the common cold; a common nuisance; followed common procedure; it is common knowledge that she lives alone; the common housefly; a common brand of soap

Synonyms: oecumenical, cosmopolitan, ecumenical, world-wide, worldwide, universal, general Definition: of worldwide scope or applicability Usage: an issue of cosmopolitan import; the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time- Christopher Morley; universal experience

Similar words: comprehensive Definition: including all or everything Usage: comprehensive coverage; a comprehensive history of the revolution; a comprehensive survey; a comprehensive education

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

Similar words: undiversified Definition: not diversified

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

Similar words: unspecific, broad Definition: not detailed or specific Usage: a broad rule; the broad outlines of the plan; felt an unspecific dread

Similar words: general-purpose, all-purpose Definition: not limited in use or function

Similar words: generic Definition: applicable to an entire class or group Usage: is there a generic Asian mind?

Similar words: gross Definition: lacking fine distinctions or detail Usage: the gross details of the structure appear reasonable

Similar words: overall Definition: involving only main features Usage: the overall pattern of his life

Similar words: pandemic Definition: existing everywhere Usage: pandemic fear of nuclear war

Similar words: universal Definition: applicable to or common to all members of a group or set Usage: the play opened to universal acclaim; rap enjoys universal appeal among teenage boys

Similar words: widespread Definition: widely circulated or diffused Usage: a widespread doctrine; widespread fear of nuclear war

Synonyms: general Definition: affecting the entire body Usage: a general anesthetic; general symptoms

Similar words: systemic Definition: affecting an entire system Usage: a systemic poison

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

Similar words: imprecise Definition: not precise Usage: imprecise astronomical observations; the terms he used were imprecise and emotional