[jen-er-uh-lee] /ˈdʒɛn ər ə li/

usually; commonly; ordinarily:
He generally comes home at noon.
with respect to the larger part; for the most part:
a generally accurate interpretation of the facts.
without reference to or disregarding particular persons, things, situations, etc., that may be an exception:
generally speaking.
usually; as a rule
commonly or widely
without reference to specific details or facts; broadly

“including everyone; in a general way, without reference to particulars,” mid-14c., from general (adj.) + -ly (2).


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