Definition of general rule
- As a general rule, they offer a deal in such cases.
: involving, applicable to, or affecting the whole
: involving, relating to, or applicable to every member of a class, kind, or group
: not confined by specialization or careful limitation
: something (such as a concept, principle, or statement) that involves or is applicable to the whole
: superior general
: the general public : people
: a prescribed guide for conduct or action
: the laws or regulations prescribed by the founder of a religious order for observance by its members
: an accepted procedure, custom, or habit
: to exert control, direction, or influence on
: to exercise control over especially by curbing or restraining
: to exercise authority or power over often harshly or arbitrarily
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