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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

How to pronounce generally?

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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. Josh Flint:

    Generally, I think the farmer who partners with us to build a finishing barn is looking to diversify their source of farm income.

  2. Wang Yiwei:

    China feels this is unprofessional and has been upset by it, generally China wouldn't react so intensely, but this man has gone too far.

  3. Charles Horton Cooley:

    Our individual lives cannot, generally, be works of art unless the social order is also.

  4. Alexander Acosta:

    At the end of the day, based on the evidence, professionals within a prosecutor's office decide that a plea that guarantees that someone goes to jail, that guarantees that someone register generally and that guarantees other outcomes is a good thing.

  5. Susan Sontag:

    A family's photograph album is generally about the extended family and, often, is all that remains of it.

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