Synonyms for generally

Grammar : Adv
Spell : jen-er-uh-lee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈdʒɛn ər ə li

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Définition of generally

Origin :
  • "including everyone; in a general way, without reference to particulars," mid-14c., from general (adj.) + -ly (2).
  • adv mainly, in most cases
Example sentences :
  • The lower classes of tradesmen were generally placed near the gates.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • It was generally considered impromptu, but was, in truth, as stereotyped as the other.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • To others beyond he was not known and was not generally popular.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • Fortunately the corn was not generally housed, and much of that was saved.
  • Extract from : « A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion » by William Dobein James
  • It was what is generally known as a most impressive service.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • It was generally in the morning she went, because then she was almost sure to find them alone.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • But generally speaking, it does escape them, and lives to finish its task.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • Touch a man on his business, and he generally responds by being interested.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • And have you the elixir vita which generally accompanies it?
  • Extract from : « A Virtuoso's Collection (From "Mosses From An Old Manse") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • To those who have not cultivated it, its taste is generally repugnant.
  • Extract from : « Government by the Brewers? » by Adolph Keitel

Antonyms for generally

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