Definition of generally in English:

generally

Line breaks: gen¦er|al¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɛn(ə)rəli
 
/

adverb

  • 2In general terms; without regard to particulars or exceptions: a decade when France was moving generally to the left [as sentence adverb]: generally speaking, things have been getting better
    More example sentences
    • I know they vary over the long term but that is generally a decline over years.
    • So far we have been looking at media rather generally in terms of communication options.
    • Nor, generally speaking, will the customer's bank be in breach of its duty of performance.
    Synonyms
    overall, in general terms, in a general sense, generally speaking, altogether, all in all, broadly, on average, principally, basically, substantially, effectively

More definitions of generally

Definition of generally in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space