Adjective: general je-nu-rul
Noun: general je-nu-rul
- 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"
- Not specialized or limited to one class of things
"general studies"; "general knowledge"
- Prevailing among and common to the general public
"the general discontent"
- (medicine) affecting the entire body
"a general anaesthetic"; "general symptoms"
- Somewhat indefinite
"bearing a general resemblance to the original"; "a general description of the merchandise"
- Of worldwide scope or applicability
"an issue of general import";
- cosmopolitan, ecumenical, oecumenical [archaic], universal, worldwide, world-wide, global
Verb: general (generalled,generalling, also generaled,generaling) je-nu-rul
- (military) a general officer of the highest rank
- full general
- The head of a religious order or congregation
- superior general
- A fact about the whole (as opposed to particular)
"he discussed the general but neglected the particular"
- Command as a general
Derived forms: generaling, generalled, generals, generaled, generalling
See also: all-purpose, broad, common, comprehensive, generality, general-purpose, generic, gross, imprecise, indiscriminate, overall, pandemic, systemic, undiversified, universal, unspecialised [Brit], unspecialized, unspecific, widespread
Type of: chief, command, fact, general officer, head, top dog
Antonym: local, particular, specific
Encyclopedia: General, Municipal and Boilermakers' Union