Generally - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒenrəli|  American pronunciation of the word generally
Brit.  |ˈdʒɛn(ə)rəli|  British pronunciation of the word generally


- usually; as a rule (syn: mostly)
- without distinction of one from others
- without regard to specific details or exceptions (syn: broadly, loosely)


He talked generally about his plans.

I had a generally good day.

It generally takes about a month for the shipment to arrive.

When stocks are up, bonds are generally down.

This town is generally regarded as a good place to raise kids.

The opinion of the meeting was generally favourable to the amendment.

It was generally a positive conversation.

She's not really ill, just generally run-down.

Generally, part-timers work in low-status, low-wage occupations.

The second survey was concerned with working-class culture more generally.

The plants are generally regarded as weeds.

It could be five years before the drug is generally available.

I generally get in to work by 8.00.

...she's generally regarded as one of the most talented singers around...

...a comprehensive listing of all the paintings generally attributed to the Dutch artist Rembrandt...

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