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See definition of in general on Dictionary.com
  • as inmainly
  • as inordinarily
  • as inchiefly
  • as inany
  • as inabout

synonyms for in general

  • chiefly
  • primarily
  • principally
  • above all
  • essentially
  • first and foremost
  • generally
  • in the main
  • largely
  • most of all
  • mostly
  • on the whole
  • overall
  • predominantly
  • substantially
  • to the greatest extent
  • usually
  • regularly
  • generally
  • customarily
  • normally
  • commonly
  • frequently
  • habitually
  • as a rule
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antonyms for in general

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  • sometimes
  • infrequently
  • rarely
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    How to use in general in a sentence

    A Yankee, whose face had been mauled in a pot-house brawl, assured General Jackson that he had received his scars in battle.
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    In the year of misery, of agony and suffering in general he had endured, he had settled upon one theory.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    To others the fierce desire for social justice obliterates all fear of a general catastrophe.
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
    Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
    General Lachambre, as the hero of Cavite, followed to receive the applause which was everywhere showered upon him in Spain.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    The general commanded a halt, and ordered the men to refresh and strengthen themselves by food and drink.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    Like every other Spanish general in supreme command abroad, Polavieja had his enemies in Spain.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    The major-general kept him well informed of every movement of the enemy, and pointed out the dangerous isolation of Davout.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    There is still a general tendency in universities on both sides of the Atlantic to treat propaganda as infection.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    General Santa Anna is within a mile of us with fifteen hundred men.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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    WORDS RELATED TO IN GENERAL

    • almost
    • approximately
    • in general
    • in the ball park
    • in the neighborhood
    • nearly
    • practically
    • pretty nearly
    • roughly
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