Generality

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Generality->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ generality
generality
generalization
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ universality
universality
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ catholicity
catholicity
catholicism
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ miscellany
miscellany
miscellaneousness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dragnet
dragnet
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ common run
common run
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ worldwideness
worldwideness
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ everyone
everyone
everybody
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ all hands
all hands
all the world and his wife
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ anybody
anybody
???>N.
or M
all sorts
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ prevalence
prevalence
run
PARAG:Generality->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be general
be general
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ prevail
prevail
be going about
stalk abroad
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ render general
render general
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ generalize
generalize
PARAG:Generality->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ general
general
generic
collective
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ broad
broad
comprehensive
sweeping
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ encyclopedical
encyclopedical
widespread
&c.(dispersed) 73
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ universal
universal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ catholic
catholic
catholical
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ common
common
worldwide
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ ecumenical
ecumenical
oecumenical
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ transcendental
transcendental
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ prevalent
prevalent
prevailing
rife
epidemic
besetting
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ all over
all over
covered with
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ Pan-American
Pan-American
Anglican
Pan-Hellenic
Pan-Germanic
slavic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ panharmonic
panharmonic
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ every
every
all
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ unspecified
unspecified
impersonal
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ customary
customary
&c.(habitual) 613
PARAG:Generality->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ whatever
whatever
whatsoever
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ to a man
to a man
one and all
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ generally
generally
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ always
always
for better for worse
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ in general
in general
generally speaking
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ speaking generally
speaking generally
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ for the most part
for the most part
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 2 \\ in the long run
in the long run
&c.(on an average) 29

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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