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Synonyms 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"

    Synonyms:
    loosely, by and large, broadly speaking, more often than not, in general, in the main, broadly, for the most part, mostly, largely

    Antonyms:
    specifically

  2. generally, in general, in the mainadverb

    without distinction of one from others

    "he is interested in snakes in general"

    Synonyms:
    primarily, loosely, by and large, broadly speaking, more often than not, in general, mainly, in the main, broadly, chiefly, principally, mostly

    Antonyms:
    specifically

  3. broadly, loosely, broadly speaking, generallyadverb

    without regard to specific details or exceptions

    "he interprets the law broadly"

    Synonyms:
    mostly, loosely, slackly, broadly speaking, more often than not, in general, in the main, broadly, by and large

    Antonyms:
    specifically

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. generallyadjective

    Synonyms:
    commonly, usually, in general, in the usual course of things, as the world goes

  2. generallyadjective

    Synonyms:
    in the main, without particularizing, without details

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#3704normally
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#21785ordinarily
#22734chiefly

How to use generally in a sentence?

  1. Donald Boyd:

    It may be that what legislatures do is they cut spending, maybe they cut teachers, maybe they cut police and fire, maybe they cut Medicaid, or maybe they raise taxes. But the government and therefore the taxpayers one way or another generally have to make up any shortfalls, if they fall 12 percent short in a single year, we’re looking at more than $400 billion of a shortfall, which taxpayers would have to make up.

  2. Peter Brown:

    It's not that Iowa Democrats are in love with Secretary Clinton right now. They even think Sanders would be better handling the economy, generally the hallmark of the candidate who wins the Democratic nomination, but despite all the things about Clinton that gives Democrats pause, there is one thing that unites them: She looks like a winner in November.

  3. Simon Williams:

    Behavioral scientists and policymakers were quite surprised at how quickly people adopted masks once they were required, the biggest development in mask perceptions over the pandemic has been an acceptance generally that they protect others as much, if not more, than the wearer.

  4. Ellen McRae Greytak:

    Traits are generally predicted with more than 80 percent confidence, and importantly, Snapshot also reports which phenotypes can be excluded with more than 95 percent confidence.

  5. Tony Hsieh:

    When companies get bigger, innovation or productivity per employee generally goes down, so we’re trying to figure out how to structure Zappos more like a city and less like a bureaucratic corporation.


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