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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

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somewhat indefinite

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of worldwide scope or applicability

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In this state of affairs it occurred to Mrs General, that she might
Testimonials representing Mrs General as a prodigy of piety, learning, virtue, and gentility, were lavishly contributed from influential quarters; and one venerable archdeacon even shed tears in recording his testimony to her perfections
Gentlemen," said Athos, "you do not know who I am; but I must tell you I acknowledge no one here but General Monk as my equal.
And I, gentlemen, declare to you that I will not reply until I am in the presence of the general.
Even our great secret, General," Thomson continued, dropping his voice a little, "even that might come to his ears.
I gave him a digest of its contents," the General replied.
A note was in consequence addressed to General de Quesnel, begging him to be present at the meeting next day, the 5th.
And it is equally impossible for me to form the abstract idea of motion distinct from the body moving, and which is neither swift nor slow, curvilinear nor rectilinear; and the like may be said of all other abstract general ideas whatsoever.
The Austrian general looked dissatisfied, but had no option but to reply in the same tone.
Yet General Blug was a trifle uneasy when he arrived and saw how angry the Nome King was.
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.
But you will soon be in receipt of some," retorted the General, reddening a little as he dived into his writing desk and applied himself to a memorandum book.
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--"
They were divided into four companies, and Tip noticed that all were dressed in costumes similar to that worn by General Jinjur.
But the greatest misfortune that befell the English during the whole war was the repulse of General Abercrombie, with his army, from the ramparts of Ticonderoga in 1758.