What does generic mean?

Definitions for genericdʒəˈnɛr ɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word generic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. generic, generic wine(noun)

    a wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with no one grape predominating; a wine that does not carry the name of any specific grape

  2. generic(adj)

    any product that can be sold without a brand name

  3. generic(adj)

    relating to or common to or descriptive of all members of a genus

    "the generic name"

  4. generic(adj)

    (of drugs) not protected by trademark

    "`Acetaminophen' is the generic form of the proprietary drug `Tylenol'"

  5. generic(adj)

    applicable to an entire class or group

    "is there a generic Asian mind?"

Wiktionary

  1. generic(Noun)

    A product sold under a generic name

  2. generic(Noun)

    A wine that is a blend of several wines, or made from a blend of several grape varieties

  3. generic(Noun)

    A term that specifies neither male nor female.

  4. generic(Adjective)

    Very comprehensive; pertaining or appropriate to large classes or groups as opposed to specific

  5. generic(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to a genus

  6. generic(Adjective)

    Not having a brand name

  7. generic(Adjective)

    Of a drug identified by its chemical name

  8. generic(Adjective)

    Specifying neither masculine nor feminine e.g. salesperson

  9. generic(Adjective)

    (Of program code) Written so as to operate on any data type, the type required being passed as a parameter.

  10. Origin: Formed in English from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Generic(adj)

    alt. of Generical

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Generic

    -al, Generically. See Genus.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of generic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of generic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lewis Ward:

    Your problems and mine, they are nothing new. They are all just another small part of the generic nightmare.

  2. Iris Murdoch:

    Moralistic is not moral. And as for truth -- well, it's like brown -- it's not in the spectrum. Truth is so generic.

  3. Hans Hogerzeil:

    Iran has a very well developed pharmaceutical industry which is largely self-sufficient, it's very much a generic industry and they have a very strong generic prescription policy.

  4. Adam Fein:

    The future of pharmacy is really about being a low cost buyer of generic drugs and capability to dispense specialty drugs and that is an area of challenge for several supermarket operators.

  5. Hans Hogerzeil:

    It's very much a generic industry and they have a very strong generic prescription policy, so when you look at availability of medicines they actually managed quite well despite the sanctions.

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Translations for generic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • شامِل, مُحِيطٌ, كُلِّيّ, شُمُولِيّ, جامِع, إِجْمالِيّ, عَمِيم, مُطْلَق, عُمُومِيّ, عامّ, عامArabic
  • genèricCatalan, Valencian
  • gattungsmäßig, artmäßig, typisch, generisch, allgemein, Generikum, arttypisch, genericGerman
  • γενόσημο, γενικός, γενόσημοςGreek
  • genéricoSpanish
  • عمومیPersian
  • yleinen, suku-, [[geneerinen]] [[tuote]], geneerinen, yleis-Finnish
  • générique, produit générique, médicament génériqueFrench
  • gneitheachScottish Gaelic
  • xenéricoGalician
  • सामान्यHindi
  • generikusHungarian
  • umumIndonesian
  • generalaIdo
  • genericoItalian
  • 일반적인Korean
  • generiekDutch
  • generisk, merkelo/s, kjo/nnsno/ytralNorwegian
  • rodzajowyPolish
  • genéricoPortuguese
  • обобщённый, джене́рик, о́бщий, [[непатентованный, родово́й, всео́бщий, [[нема́рочный]]/[[безма́рочный]] [[товар]], безма́рочный, [[немарочный, нема́рочный, видово́й, общийRussian
  • generiskSwedish
  • soyuna özgü, familyaya ait, üreysel, generic, eşdeğer, cinsle ilgili, kapsamlı, genelleyici, genelTurkish
  • 通用Chinese

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