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Synonyms for general

Synonyms for general

belonging or relating to the whole

belonging to, shared by, or applicable to all alike

of, representing, or carried on by people at large

not limited to a single class

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Synonyms for general

the head of a religious order or congregation

a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular)

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command as a general

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applying to all or most members of a category or group

not specialized or limited to one class of things

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prevailing among and common to the general public

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affecting the entire body

Antonyms

somewhat indefinite

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of worldwide scope or applicability

References in classic literature ?
A general movement among the domestics, and a low sound of gentle voices, announced the approach of those whose presence alone was wanted to enable the cavalcade to move.
On hearing this the general sprang upon the gangway crying, "Now then, my sons, don't let her give us the slip
Certain miscellaneous objects of general utility; 5.
We insert this joke to prove that the general was not in the least compelled to attend the meeting, but that he came willingly.
These are the five besetting sins of a general, ruinous to the conduct of war.
Shirley, the Earl of Loudon, and General Abercrombie had each held the chief command at different times; but not one of them had won a single important triumph for the British arms.
Blanche, Maria Philipovna, and Polina Alexandrovna in one of them, and the Frenchman, the Englishman, and the General in attendance on horseback
Monk, always circumspect, stopped where he was, and placed his general quarters at Coldstream, on the Tweed.
From the dining-room, of which, though already seen, and always to be seen at five o'clock, the general could not forgo the pleasure of pacing out the length, for the more certain information of Miss Morland, as to what she neither doubted nor cared for, they proceeded by quick communication to the kitchen -- the ancient kitchen of the convent, rich in the massy walls and smoke of former days, and in the stoves and hot closets of the present.
I have not much time for making acquaintances, as a rule," said the general, "but as, of course, you have your object in coming, I--"
When the eager but misrepeated words had reached their destination in a cry of: "The general to the third company," the missing officer appeared from behind his company and, though he was a middle-aged man and not in the habit of running, trotted awkwardly stumbling on his toes toward the general.
Go away--and send General Blug here," screamed the Nome King.
I command the Army of Revolt in this war," answered the General, with unnecessary sharpness.
A tall, grey-haired man in the uniform of a general looked up and nodded with an air of intimacy as soon as the door had been closed.
Thus, so far as logic is concerned, we are entirely free to adopt any theory as to general ideas which empirical observation may recommend.