Definition of Generalship

1. Noun. The leadership ability of a military general.

Generic synonyms: Leadership
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Derivative terms: General



2. Noun. The office and authority of a general.
Exact synonyms: Generalcy
Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot
Derivative terms: General, General

Definition of Generalship

1. n. The office of a general; the exercise of the functions of a general; -- sometimes, with the possessive pronoun, the personality of a general.

Definition of Generalship

1. Noun. The position or office of a general. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

2. Noun. The term of office of a military general. (defdate from 17th c.) ¹

3. Noun. The skills or performance of a good general; military leadership, strategy. (defdate from 17th c.) ¹

4. Noun. By extension, leadership, good management. (defdate from 18th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Generalship

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Generalship

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1. Correspondence of Charles, First Marquis Cornwallis by Charles Cornwallis Cornwallis (1859)
"CHAPTER VIL Mr. Pitt's offer of the Governor-generalship declined by Lord Cornwallis — Compensation to American Loyalists — Fortification of the Seaports ..."

2. Diary of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy Under Lincoln and Johnson by Gideon Welles (1911)
"XLVIII Union Success in the Connecticut Election — Seward seeks to reward a Political Trimmer with the Cuban Consul-generalship ..."

3. The Life and Correspondence of Charles, Lord Metcalfe by Charles Theophilus Metcalfe Metcalfe (1858)
"THE GOVERNOR-generalship. Institution of the Government of Agra—The New India Bill— The Provisional Governor-generalship—Correspondence with Mr. Tucker—The ..."

4. The Life and Correspondence of Charles, Lord Metcalfe: From Unpublished by Charles Theophilus Metcalfe Metcalfe, John William Kaye (1854)
"THE GOVERNOR-generalship. Institution of the Government of Agra—The New India Bill—The Provisional Governor-generalship—Correspondence with Mr. ..."

5. The Greville Memoirs (second Part): A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria by Charles Greville (1885)
"... Governor-generalship of India—Sir James Graham thought of—Failure of Debates on the Portuguese Question—The Duke's Statue—The Governor-generalship of ..."

6. The Greville Memoirs (second Part): A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria by Charles Greville (1885)
"... Governor-generalship of India—Sir James Graham thought of—Failure of Debates on the Portuguese Question—The Duke's Statue—The Governor-generalship of ..."

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