Examples of generally in a Sentence
He talked generally about his plans.
I had a generally good day.
It generally takes about a month for the shipment to arrive.
When stocks are up, bonds are generally down.
This town is generally regarded as a good place to raise kids.
Recent Examples of generally from the Web
Starters and front-line players generally sit out the preseason finale to avoid injury heading into the Sept. 10 season opener.
Neural networks generally work better with simple words, Thoutt notes, and fewer imaginary locations.
Hotter oceans are generally thought to boost the intensity of storms, but not necessarily their frequency, and researchers subtract out this long-term warming when calculating the AMO.
The Indian efforts at self-policing generally failed.
Built to withstand harsh winters, homes of this vintage are generally cozy by nature.
Conditions observed across the U.S. and Canadian survey areas during the 2017 breeding population survey were generally similar to last year with a few exceptions.
Dylan and Cole have a long and storied history of playing pranks, making jabs, and generally teasing one another online, as most twin-ships do, TBH.
It’s generally fatty, mild in flavor, and a soft pink-orange hue.
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First Known Use of generally
Synonymscommonly, naturally, natch [slang], normally, ordinarily, typically, usually
Antonymsabnormally, atypically, extraordinarily, uncommonly, untypically, unusually
Related Wordscustomarily, habitually, regularly, routinely; familiarly; conventionally, traditionally
Near Antonymsfunnily, oddly, peculiarly, queerly, strangely, weirdly; anomalously, irregularly; radically
GENERALLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of generally for English Language Learners
: in a general way : in a way that is not detailed or specific
: in most cases
: by or to most people
GENERALLY Defined for Kids
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