Synonyms of general in English:
1 they are moderately priced and suitable for general use
widespread, common, extensive, universal, wide, popular, public, mainstream, prevalent, prevailing, rife, established, well established, conventional, traditional, traditionalist, orthodox, accepted;
in circulation, in force, in vogue
2 a general pay increase
comprehensive, overall, across the board, blanket, umbrella, mass, total, complete, wholesale, sweeping, panoramic, broad, broad-ranging, extended, inclusive, all-inclusive, all-round, generic, outright, encyclopedic, indiscriminate, catholic;
4 it is the general practice for players to receive all the prize money
familiar, accepted, prevailing, routine, run-of-the-mill, fixed, set, established, confirmed, everyday, ordinary, common, stock, well worn, time-honoured;
- in general
- 1 he was in general an excellent friendgenerally, normally, as a (general) rule, in the general run of things, by and large, more often than not, almost always, in the main, mainly, mostly, for the most part, in most cases, most of the time, predominantly, on the whole;[Antonyms] occasionally
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