Number of syllables in the word 'general'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word general.

  1. No of syllables in general : 3
  2. Divide syllables in general : gen-er-al

More about the word - general

  1. noun
  2. Definition : A general fact or proposition; a generality.
  3. Definition : The holder of a senior military title, originally designating the commander of an army and now a specific rank falling under field marshal (in the British army) and below general of the army or general of the air force in the US army and air forces.
  4. Definition : A great strategist or tactician.
  5. Definition : The head of certain religious orders, especially Dominicans or Jesuits.
  1. verb
  2. Definition : To lead (soldiers) as a general.
  1. adjective
  2. Synonyms : broad, generic, typical
  3. Definition : Including or involving every part or member of a given or implied entity, whole etc.; as opposed to specific or particular.
  4. Definition : (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.
  5. Definition : Prevalent or widespread among a given class or area; common, usual.
  6. Definition : Not limited in use or application; applicable to the whole or every member of a class or category.
  1. adverb
  2. Definition : In a general or collective manner or sense; in most cases; upon the whole.


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