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English Dictionary: Generally by the DICT Development Group
2 results for Generally
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. usually; as a rule; "by and large it doesn't rain much here"
    Synonym(s): by and large, generally, more often than not, mostly
  2. without distinction of one from others; "he is interested in snakes in general"
    Synonym(s): generally, in general, in the main
    Antonym(s): specifically
  3. without regard to specific details or exceptions; "he interprets the law broadly"
    Synonym(s): broadly, loosely, broadly speaking, generally
    Antonym(s): narrowly
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Generally \Gen"er*al*ly\, adv.
      1. In general; commonly; extensively, though not universally;
            most frequently.
      2. In a general way, or in general relation; in the main;
            upon the whole; comprehensively.
                     Generally speaking, they live very quietly.
      3. Collectively; as a whole; without omissions. [Obs.]
                     I counsel that all Israel be generally gathered unto
                     thee.                                                --2 Sam. xvii.
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