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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

References in classic literature ?
But circumstances are sometimes too strong for us, General.
The Austrian general looked dissatisfied, but had no option but to reply in the same tone.
But General Johnson and General Lyman, with their army, drove back the enemy and mortally wounded the French leader, who was called the Baron Dieskau.
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.
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
described to him by persons on whom he could rely), though he had never had the honour and moral gratification of setting eyes on Mrs General in all his life.
And I, gentlemen, declare to you that I will not reply until I am in the presence of the general.
I gave him a digest of its contents," the General replied.
We insert this joke to prove that the general was not in the least compelled to attend the meeting, but that he came willingly.
There has been a late excellent and deservedly esteemed philosopher who, no doubt, has given it very much countenance, by seeming to think the having abstract general ideas is what puts the widest difference in point of understanding betwixt man and beast.
You don't know what you're talking about," continued the General, seating himself upon a large cut diamond.
Catherine could have raved at the hand which had swept away what must have been beyond the value of all the rest, for the purposes of mere domestic economy; and would willingly have been spared the mortification of a walk through scenes so fallen, had the general allowed it; but if he had a vanity, it was in the arrangement of his offices; and as he was convinced that, to a mind like Miss Morland's, a view of the accommodations and comforts, by which the labours of her inferiors were softened, must always be gratifying, he should make no apology for leading her on.
Blanche, Maria Philipovna, and Polina Alexandrovna in one of them, and the Frenchman, the Englishman, and the General in attendance on horseback
Oh, thank you, thank you, I'm sure," replied the general, considerably taken aback.
said those who had listened; but Tip thought most of the Army was too much engaged in chattering to pay attention to the words of the General.