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How to Pronounce general?

Correct pronunciation for the word "general" is [d͡ʒˈɛnəɹə͡l], [d‍ʒˈɛnəɹə‍l], [dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_ɹ_əl].

Definition of general

  1. The whole; the chief part; the commander of an army; also the second in rank, or lieutenant-general, the commander of a division, or major-general, and the commander of a brigade, or brigadier-general-all general officers being above the rank of colonel; particular beat of drum or march, which, in the morning, gives notice for the infantry to be in readiness to march; the chief of an order of monks, or of all the houses or congregations under the same rule. A general term, a term denoting a whole class. In general, in the main; for most part.
  2. Relating to a whole class; comprehending many species; not special; not restricted to a particular import, or not specific; common; not directed to a single object; vague; usual.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are similar-sounding words for general?

What is the present tense of General?

  • The personal forms of the verb "general" in the present tense are as follows:

  • 1st person singular: I general

  • 2nd person singular: You general

  • 3rd person singular: He/She/It generals

  • 1st person plural: We general

  • 2nd person plural: You general

  • 3rd person plural: They general
  • What is the past tense of General?

  • The personal forms of the verb "general" in past tense are as follows:

  • - I generalled

  • - You generalled

  • - He/she/it generalled

  • - We generalled

  • - You generalled

  • - They generalled
  • What is the adverb for general?

    The adverb form of the word "general" is "generally".

    What is the adjective for general?

    The adjective form of the word "general" is "general".

    Usage over time for general:

    This graph shows how "general" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of general?

    The plural of the "general" can be the "generals".

    What is the singular form of general?

    The singular of the "general" can be the "general".

    Synonyms for General:


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