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.
Origin and Etymology of generally
First Known Use: 14th century
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
Definition of generally for Students
1 : for the most part <Generally speaking, I don't enjoy horror movies.>
2 : in most cases : usually <I anchored out near the ledge of rocks where I generally fish. — Oliver Butterworth, The Enormous Egg>
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