Definition of General-purpose

1. Adjective. Not limited in use or function.

Exact synonyms: All-purpose
Similar to: General

Definition of General-purpose

1. Adjective. for general purposes; all-purpose ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of General-purpose

general-purpose (current term)
general-purpose bomb
general acid-base catalysis
general adaptation syndrome
general agent
general anaesthesia
general anaesthetic
general anaesthetics
general anatomy
general anesthesia
general anesthetic
general anesthetics
general availability
general aviation

Literary usage of General-purpose

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: From by Francis Vesey, Great Britain Court of Chancery (1827)
"... that any alteration of the estate, or a new tion of the estate taken, is at law a revocation; whether for a partial estate or a or a general purpose; ..."

2. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"SECTION I. GENERAL PURPOSE. This course is prepared for use in evening schools in which properly qualified men are to be given preliminary training which ..."

3. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"Associations are formed for some general purpose; combinations are frequently formed lor particular purposes which respect the interest of the few to the ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"He also contends that the tax is for a general purpose, General Assembly shall not pass ... That case is said : levied for a general purpose; and, secondly, ..."

5. A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative by Thomas McIntyre Cooley (1903)
"The general purpose of the Constitution of the United States is declared by its founders to be, "to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ..."

6. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1892)
"Mr. Oxer : Mr. President, I am a believer in the general purpose cow for general ... They must have a general purpose cow. I wish to add a few words in ..."

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