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Synonyms for general meaning

noun essence, meaning
  • amount
  • effect
  • meat
  • significance
  • strength
  • stuff
  • subject
  • ABCs
  • basis
  • body
  • bottom
  • burden
  • center
  • core
  • corpus
  • crux
  • drift
  • essentiality
  • focus
  • gist
  • guts
  • heart
  • import
  • innards
  • kernel
  • marrow
  • mass
  • matter
  • nitty-gritty
  • nub
  • pith
  • point
  • purport
  • quintessence
  • sense
  • soul
  • staple
  • tenor
  • theme
  • thrust
  • upshot
  • bottom line
  • brass tacks
  • general meaning
  • gravamen
  • name of the game
  • nuts and bolts
  • sum total
  • virtuality
  • way of it

Antonyms for general meaning

  • cowardice
  • exterior
  • exteriority
  • fear
  • insignificance
  • nothing
  • nothingness
  • outside
  • periphery
  • surface
  • poverty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.