by and large, generally, more often than not, mostly(adverb)
usually; as a rule
"by and large it doesn't rain much here"
generally, in general, in the main(adverb)
without distinction of one from others
"he is interested in snakes in general"
broadly, loosely, broadly speaking, generally(adverb)
without regard to specific details or exceptions
"he interprets the law broadly"
Popularly or widely.
It is generally known that the Earth is round.
As a rule; usually.
I generally have a walk in the afternoon.
Without reference to specific details.
collectively; as a whole; without omissions
I counsel that all Israel be generally gathered unto thee. uE000124690uE001 2 Sam. xvii.
in general; commonly; extensively, though not universally; most frequently
in a general way, or in general relation; in the main; upon the whole; comprehensively
collectively; as a whole; without omissions
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".
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'generally' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #853
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'generally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1225
Rank popularity for the word 'generally' in Adverbs Frequency: #92
The numerical value of generally in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of generally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of generally in a Sentence
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.
While the world is generally not in good shape, for Cyprus the stars are aligned.
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.
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.
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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Translations for generally
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- generalmentCatalan, Valencian
- hauptsächlich, generell, im Allgemeinen, allgemein, üblicherweise, überhaupt, gewöhnlichGerman
- συνήθως, γενικάGreek
- generalmente, por lo generalSpanish
- yleisesti, tavallisesti, yleensäFinnish
- généralement, en généralFrench
- de ghnáthIrish
- san fharsaingeachdScottish Gaelic
- ընդհանրապես, սովորաբարArmenian
- in generale, di solito, in genere, generalmente, a grandi lineeItalian
- בדרך כללHebrew
- fermē, ferēLatin
- in het algemeenDutch
- ogólnie, z reguły, powszechnie, zwykle, zazwyczajPolish
- geralmente, em geral, de modo geralPortuguese
- как правило, обычно, по большому счёту, вообще, широкоRussian
- obično, opće, općenitoSerbo-Croatian
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