General in a sentence 🔊

Definition of General

Including or involving every part or member of a given or implied entity, whole etc.; as opposed to specific or particular. [from 13th c.] | (sometimes postpositive) Applied to a person (as a postmodifier or a normal preceding adjective) to indicate supreme rank, in civil or military titles, and later in other terms; pre-eminent. [from 14th c.] | Prevalent or widespread among a given class or area; common, usual. [from 14th c.] | Not limited in use or application; applicable to the whole or every member of a class or category. [from 14th c.] | Giving or consisting of only the most important aspects of something, ignoring minor details; indefinite. [from 16th c.]

Short Sentences for General

  • 1. There were cries and a general commotion. 🔊
  • 2. This was the signal for a general devastation. 🔊
  • 3. But the general aspect of things was quiet. 🔊
  • 4. The General was manifestly surprised. 🔊
  • 5. No general man, I promise you. 🔊
  • 6. I called on General Grant and took Susy with me. 🔊
  • 7. On the contrary, General Hood made a dive at Chattanooga. 🔊
  • 8. That reticence was part of the general constraint lying upon them all. 🔊
  • 9. Amidst the general rout the Prince also found himself a fugitive. 🔊
  • 10. All his affection and homage and worship of his General had come to the fore. 🔊
  • 11. Scipio asked Hannibal to name the greatest general the world had produced. 🔊

How to use General in Sentences?

  • 1. They had to use the great pieces of general ideas, but they exchanged them trivially. 🔊
  • 2. I know what has happened in a general way, and require no long story from either of you. 🔊
  • 3. Section I. General view of the relation between the divine and the human power. 🔊
  • 4. He is a General of very great Experience, and is very well beloved by the Officers. 🔊
  • 5. The shrines are of equal size, so that the general effect of the whole edifice is that of a pyramid. 🔊
  • 6. Renouard's violent but repressed exclamation was lost in a general murmur and shuffle of feet. 🔊
  • 7. Here there was a general wish expressed to have the manuscript read; particularly on the part of the inquisitive gentleman. 🔊