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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. secretary

noun. ['ˈsɛkrəˌtɛri'] an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization.

Synonyms

  • receptionist
  • supporter
  • amanuensis
  • helper
  • shorthand typist
  • assistant
  • stenographer
  • social secretary
  • executive secretary
  • secretarial assistant

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disservice
  • worsen
  • act

Etymology

  • secretarius (Latin)
  • secretus (Latin)

4. secretary

noun. ['ˈsɛkrəˌtɛri'] a person who is head of an administrative department of government.

Synonyms

  • undersecretary
  • Secretary of Transportation
  • Agriculture Secretary
  • Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  • Interior Secretary
  • Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  • Secretary of Commerce
  • Secretary of Agriculture
  • Secretary of Health and Human Services
  • chief
  • head
  • Secretary of Education
  • Attorney General
  • Treasury Secretary
  • US Attorney General
  • Energy Secretary
  • Secretary of the Treasury
  • Secretary of Labor
  • Education Secretary
  • Secretary of State
  • Labor Secretary
  • Secretary of Energy
  • United States Attorney General
  • top dog
  • Commerce Secretary
  • Secretary of the Interior
  • Transportation Secretary
  • Defense Secretary

Antonyms

  • bad person
  • dominant
  • inexperienced
  • extrinsic

Etymology

  • secretarius (Latin)
  • secretus (Latin)

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)
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