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    • generell


Detailed Translations for general from English to German


general [the ~] noun

  1. the general (commanding officer)
    der General; der Feldherr

Translation Matrix for general:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
Feldherr commanding officer; general
General commanding officer; general
- full general; superior general
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- cosmopolitan; ecumenical; oecumenical; universal; world-wide; worldwide
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- military commander; prevailing; spread; widespread
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
allgemein general; generally; in a general sense; on the whole common; commonly; customary; habitual; ordinarily; ordinary; quite common; usual
ausführlich broad; elaborate; exhaustive; expansive; extensive; general; lengthy; long-winded; tedious accurate; accurately; broad; careful; detailed; elaborate; exact; exhaustive; expansive; extensive; in detail; meticulous; painstaking; precise; precisely; scrupulous; stringent; wide; widespread
im Großen und Ganzen general; generally; in a general sense; on the whole broad; rough
weitläufig broad; elaborate; exhaustive; expansive; extensive; general; lengthy; long-winded; tedious ample; broad; detailed; elaborate; elongated; exhaustive; expansive; extensive; in detail; lengthy; long-drawn-out; protracted; wide; widespread

Related Words for "general":

  • generals

Synonyms for "general":

Antonyms for "general":

Related Definitions for "general":

  1. prevailing among and common to the general public1
    • the general discontent1
  2. of worldwide scope or applicability1
  3. not specialized or limited to one class of things1
    • general studies1
    • general knowledge1
  4. applying to all or most members of a category or group1
    • the general public1
    • general assistance1
    • a general rule1
    • in general terms1
    • comprehensible to the general reader1
  5. affecting the entire body1
    • a general anesthetic1
    • general symptoms1
  6. somewhat indefinite1
    • bearing a general resemblance to the original1
    • a general description of the merchandise1
  7. a fact about the whole (as opposed to particular)1
    • he discussed the general but neglected the particular1
  8. a general officer of the highest rank1
  9. the head of a religious order or congregation1
  10. command as a general1
    • We are generaled by an incompetent!1

Wiktionary Translations for general:

  1. rank higher than a colonel or brigadier
  1. not limited in application; applicable to a whole class or category
  2. involving every part or member, not specific or particular
  1. insgesamt, undifferenziert
  2. im Allgemeinen, allgemein verbindlich, immer gültig
  3. überall
  1. Militärwesen, Polizeiwesen: Dienstgrad, der über dem Generalleutnant steht und somit der höchste Dienstgrad der Generalität darstellt

Cross Translation:
general allgemein généralcommun à tous les individus d’un genre, applicable à un très grand nombre de personnes ou de choses.
general General général d’armée — Grade OF-9 de l’armée de terre
general General général d’armée aérienne — Grade OF-9 de l’armée de l’air

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