What does generalist mean?

Definitions for generalistˈdʒɛn ər ə lɪst

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Renaissance man, generalist(noun)

    a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests

    "a statistician has to be something of a generalist"


  1. generalist(Noun)

    A person with a broad general knowledge, especially one with more than superficial knowledge in several areas and the ability to combine ideas from diverse fields.

  2. generalist(Noun)

    A general practitioner.

  3. generalist(Noun)

    Species which can thrive in a wide variety of environmental conditions.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of generalist in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of generalist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Joseph Schull:

    If you are a mid-market generalist investor in Europe, you will want to develop a specialism quickly, or you may struggle to differentiate.

  2. John Fraunces:

    What you're seeing is that generalist money is getting very worried and thinking that maybe the healthcare trade is over and they're rotating into something else.

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