What does generally mean?

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

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

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

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. Paul Aandahl:

    We generally have stricter standards.

  2. Gaius Julius Caesar, De Bello Gallico:

    Men generally believe what they wish.

  3. Dorothee Deluzy:

    Perseverance and audacity generally win.

  4. Lee Stewart:

    Generally I think he would look after me.

  5. Ammar Malik:

    People generally say he looks more like me.

Images & Illustrations of generally

  1. generallygenerallygenerally

Popularity rank by frequency of use

generally#1#2006#10000

Translations for generally

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for generally »

Translation

Find a translation for the generally definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these generally definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"generally." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 9 Dec. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/generally>.

Are we missing a good definition for generally? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for generally:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.