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Antonyms

1. general-purpose

adjective. not limited in use or function.

Synonyms

  • general

Antonyms

  • particularity
  • discriminate

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2. major-general

noun. a general officer ranking above a brigadier general and below a lieutenant general.

3. governor

noun. ['ˈgʌvɝnɝ'] the head of a state government.

Synonyms

  • proconsul
  • viceroy
  • nawab
  • bey
  • military governor
  • eparch
  • governor general
  • satrap
  • vicereine
  • politician

Antonyms

  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline
  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness

Etymology

  • govenour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gouvreneur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. governor

noun. ['ˈgʌvɝnɝ'] a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel).

Synonyms

  • control
  • regulator
  • flywheel
  • controller

Antonyms

  • husband
  • follower
  • inactivity
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • govenour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gouvreneur (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. general

adjective. ['ˈdʒɛnɝəl, ˈdʒɛnrəl'] applying to all or most members of a category or group.

Synonyms

  • unspecific
  • imprecise
  • all-purpose
  • generic
  • overall
  • unspecialised
  • comprehensive
  • universal
  • broad
  • generality
  • indiscriminate
  • unspecialized
  • general-purpose
  • gross
  • widespread

Antonyms

  • discriminate
  • specific
  • precise
  • specialized
  • noncomprehensive

Etymology

  • general (Anglo-Norman)

6. general

noun. ['ˈdʒɛnɝəl, ˈdʒɛnrəl'] a general officer of the highest rank.

Synonyms

  • Blucher
  • full general
  • general officer
  • G. L. von Blucher
  • Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher

Antonyms

  • incomplete
  • narrow
  • exclusive
  • particular proposition

Etymology

  • general (Anglo-Norman)

7. general

adjective. ['ˈdʒɛnɝəl, ˈdʒɛnrəl'] not specialized or limited to one class of things.

Antonyms

  • varietal wine

Etymology

  • general (Anglo-Norman)

8. general

adjective. ['ˈdʒɛnɝəl, ˈdʒɛnrəl'] prevailing among and common to the general public.

Antonyms

  • ecdemic

Etymology

  • general (Anglo-Norman)

9. general

verb. ['ˈdʒɛnɝəl, ˈdʒɛnrəl'] command as a general.

Antonyms

  • low

Etymology

  • general (Anglo-Norman)

10. general

adjective. ['ˈdʒɛnɝəl, ˈdʒɛnrəl'] affecting the entire body.

Antonyms

  • varietal

Etymology

  • general (Anglo-Norman)

Sentences with governor-general


1. Noun Phrase
This historic battlefield, also known as the Hill of Good Luck, sits just south of a military museum, soldiers' cemetery and the Government House, the official residence of St. Lucia's governor general.

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