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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, mostlyadverb

    usually; as a rule

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

  2. generally, in general, in the mainadverb

    without distinction of one from others

    "he is interested in snakes in general"

  3. broadly, loosely, broadly speaking, generallyadverb

    without regard to specific details or exceptions

    "he interprets the law broadly"

Wiktionary

  1. generallyadverb

    Popularly or widely.

    It is generally known that the Earth is round.

  2. generallyadverb

    As a rule; usually.

    I generally have a walk in the afternoon.

  3. generallyadverb

    Without reference to specific details.

    Generally speaking...

  4. generallyadverb

    collectively; as a whole; without omissions

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Generallyadverb

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

  2. Generallyadverb

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

  3. Generallyadverb

    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

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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. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu:

    A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly.

  2. Drew Stevens:

    Miraculously, the child was relatively unscathed. He’s kind of scraped up and bruised but otherwise generally unhurt.

  3. Kathleen Searles:

    ( Trump's) supporters are on Facebook, the demographics of people on Facebook are well suited to their target audience, and the affordances of Facebook all lends itself well to their strategic use of the platform, i also think that Facebook ads generally get less scrutiny, and are not subject to the same set of regulations or norms as TV ads, so that may be part of their strategy as well.

  4. Benjamin Franklin:

    Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.

  5. Michael Doyle:

    At the time Michigan Department of State was required by state law to issue a list of individuals' generally advocated by the national news media to be potential presidential candidates' -- the deadline was 4 p.m. November 8 -- Michael Bloomberg was generally advocated by the national news media to be a potential presidential candidate and Deval Patrick was not, national media mentions of Deval Patrick as a potential presidential candidate did not occur until after Michigan presidential primary list had been issued.

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