What does generally mean?

Definitions for generally
ˈdʒɛn ər ə ligen·er·al·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. by and large, generally, more often than not, mostly(adverb)

    usually; as a rule

    "by and large it doesn't rain much here"

  2. generally, in general, in the main(adverb)

    without distinction of one from others

    "he is interested in snakes in general"

  3. broadly, loosely, broadly speaking, generally(adverb)

    without regard to specific details or exceptions

    "he interprets the law broadly"

Wiktionary

  1. generally(Adverb)

    Popularly or widely.

    It is generally known that the Earth is round.

  2. generally(Adverb)

    As a rule; usually.

    I generally have a walk in the afternoon.

  3. generally(Adverb)

    Without reference to specific details.

    Generally speaking...

  4. generally(Adverb)

    collectively; as a whole; without omissions

    I counsel that all Israel be generally gathered unto thee. uE000124690uE001 2 Sam. xvii.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Generally(adverb)

    in general; commonly; extensively, though not universally; most frequently

  2. Generally(adverb)

    in a general way, or in general relation; in the main; upon the whole; comprehensively

  3. Generally(adverb)

    collectively; as a whole; without omissions

Freebase

  1. GeneRally

    GeneRally is a freeware racing game originally developed by brothers Hannu and Jukka Räbinä from Finland. Although it features a 3D graphics engine, GeneRally has a top-down perspective, where you can see all the cars. Its art design calls to mind older arcade racing games such as Super Sprint and Slicks 'N' Slide. PCGamer, in an issue about free PC games, described it as "A minimalist Micro Machines".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'generally' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #853

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'generally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1225

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'generally' in Adverbs Frequency: #92

How to pronounce generally?

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How to say generally in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of generally in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of generally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of generally in a Sentence

  1. Rick Hasen:

    I've generally been pessimistic, but I'm a bit more optimistic now that it got mentioned in the president's acceptance speech - at least that it will be a priority of the administration.

  2. Espen Barth Eide:

    While the world is generally not in good shape, for Cyprus the stars are aligned.

  3. Richard Aboulafia:

    Regional instability is generally good for arms sales, that combination of military threats, local wealth, and no locally-built alternatives makes the area the best in the world for arms exporters.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Live not to oppress and suppress humanity; generally, it causes failure of living; conversely, live to serve humanity since such service reaches and approaches the majority of hearts and minds. Indeed, socially, it flowers the purpose of life and beautifies the character.

  5. Bret Baier:

    Hillary Clinton's family's charities are refiling at least The Five annual tax returns after a Reuters review found errors … [ which ] generally take the form of under-reporting or over-reporting, by millions of dollars, donations from foreign governments, or in other instances omitting to break out government donations entirely when reporting revenue.

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