Definitions For General


  • A fact about the whole (as opposed to particular)
  • A general officer of the highest rank
  • The head of a religious order or congregation


  • Command as a general


  • Prevailing among and common to the general public
  • Of worldwide scope or applicability
  • Not specialized or limited to one class of things
  • Somewhat indefinite


  • Applying to all or most members of a category or group
  • Affecting the entire body

Is General a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word General is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of General in a Sentence

  • They have issued a general warning.
  • The general consensus is that we should go ahead.
  • The witness was able to provide a very general description of the thief.

Synonyms for General

Antonyms for General

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!

Cite This Article

Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

WORD SCRAMBLE. THE WORD FINDER located on the website