belonging or relating to the whole <a general increase in postage rates> <there's been a general improvement in the economy> Related Words all-embracing
relating to the main elements and not to specific details <gave the general impression of being kindhearted> <a general course of study in American history> Related Words comprehensive
Near Antonyms limited
held by or applicable to a majority of the people <it was the general opinion that the politician was a liar> <the general mood of the nation was one of hope and optimism> Related Words unanimous
Near Antonyms rare
not limited or specialized in application or purpose <a new kitchen tool of general usefulness> <a general education>
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