Another word for general
Having wide application
comprehensive, widespread, universal, overall, sweeping, extensive, ecumenical, all-embracing, ubiquitous, unconfined, broad, generic, generalized, across-the-board, taken as a whole, not partial, not particular, not specific, blanket, inclusive, all-inclusive, catholic, wide, worldwide, endless, far-reaching, global, ample.
Of common occurrence
Not specific or precise
commanding officer, general officer, brigadier general, major general, lieutenant general, general of the army, general of the air force; see also officer 3.
Another word for generaladjective
Belonging or relating to the whole:common, generic, universal. See specific
Belonging to, shared by, or applicable to all alike:common, communal, conjoint, joint, mutual, public. See group
Of, representing, or carried on by people at large:democratic, popular, public. See politics, specific
Commonly encountered:average, common, commonplace, normal, ordinary, typical, usual. See surprise
Covering a wide scope:all-around, all-inclusive, all-round, broad, broad-spectrum, comprehensive, expansive, extended, extensive, far-ranging, far-reaching, global, inclusive, large, overall, sweeping, wide-ranging, wide-reaching, widespread. See specific
Not limited to a single class:diversified. See specific