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in general

adverb as in chiefly

adverb as in ordinarily

determiner as in any

preposition as in about

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Example Sentences

Betsey Lane had spent most of her life as aid-in-general to the respected household of old General Thornton.

Hence we have an unlimited supply of reformers, philanthropists, humanitarians, and would-be managers-in-general of society.

She believed that details could excitingly be altered, but that things-in-general were comely and kind and immutable.

Gypsy installed herself as housekeeper-in-general, and she and Sarah lost no time in unpacking the cake and bread and butter.

So I only ask as a student of the great nothing-in-general, which men call the universe.'


On this page you'll find 71 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to in general, such as: especially, essentially, largely, mostly, predominantly, and principally.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.