Adjective Definition

general

1.Definition: affecting the entire body

"A general anesthetic", "General symptoms"


2.Definition: 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"


3.Definition: not specialized or limited to one class of things

"General studies", "General knowledge"


4.Definition: of worldwide scope or applicability

Related Adjective(s):cosmopolitan, ecumenical, oecumenical, universal, worldwide


5.Definition: prevailing among and common to the general public

"The general discontent"


6.Definition: somewhat indefinite

"Bearing a general resemblance to the original", "A general description of the merchandise"




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