Definition of Full general
1. Noun. A general officer of the highest rank.
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Generic synonyms: General Officer
Specialized synonyms: Agricola, Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Alcibiades, Antigonus, Antigonus Cyclops, Monophthalmos, Anthony, Antonius, Antony, Marcus Antonius, Mark Anthony, Mark Antony, Arnold, Benedict Arnold, Belisarius, Belshazzar, Bolivar, El Libertador, Simon Bolivar, Bradley, Omar Bradley, Omar Nelson Bradley, Bragg, Braxton Bragg, Burgoyne, Gentleman Johnny, John Burgoyne, A. E. Burnside, Ambrose Everett Burnside, Burnside, Caesar, Gaius Julius Caesar, Julius Caesar, Chiang Chung-cheng, Chiang Kai-shek, Churchill, Duke Of Marlborough, First Duke Of Marlborough, John Churchill, Clark, Mark Clark, Mark Wayne Clark, Clausewitz, Karl Von Clausewitz, Clay, Lucius Clay, Lucius Dubignon Clay, Baron Clive, Baron Clive Of Plassey, Clive, Robert Clive, Charles Cornwallis, Cornwallis, First Marquess Cornwallis, Cromwell, Ironsides, Oliver Cromwell, Butcher Cumberland, Cumberland, Duke Of Cumberland, William Augustus, Custer, General Custer, George Armstrong Custer, Dayan, Moshe Dayan, Charles Andre Joseph Marie De Gaulle, Charles De Gaulle, De Gaulle, General Charles De Gaulle, General De Gaulle, Demetrius, Demetrius I, Demetrius Poliorcetes, Doolittle, James Harold Doolittle, Jimmy Doolittle, Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, Dowding, Dowdy, Hugh Dowding, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Dwight David Eisenhower, Dwight Eisenhower, Eisenhower, Ike, President Eisenhower, Eugene, Prince Eugene Of Savoy, Flaminius, Gaius Flaminius, El Caudillo, Francisco Franco, Franco, General Franco, Garibaldi, Giuseppe Garibaldi, Grant, Hiram Ulysses Grant, President Grant, Ulysses Grant, Ulysses S. Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Groves, Leslie Richard Groves, Hannibal, Bomber Harris, Harris, Sir Arthur Travers Harris, Hasdrubal, Hindenburg, Paul Ludwig Von Beneckendorff Und Von Hindenburg, Paul Von Hindenburg, Holofernes, Fighting Joe Hooker, Hooker, Joseph Hooker, Houston, Sam Houston, Samuel Houston, Andrew Jackson, Jackson, Old Hickory, Jackson, Stonewall Jackson, Thomas J. Jackson, Thomas Jackson, Thomas Jonathan Jackson, J. E. Johnston, Johnston, Joseph Eggleston Johnston, Flavius Josephus, Joseph Ben Matthias, Josephus, Lee, Robert E. Lee, Robert Edward Lee, Licinius Lucullus, Lucius Licinius Lucullus, Lucullus, Lucius Licinius Luculus, Luculus, Lysander, Lysimachus, Douglas Macarthur, Macarthur, George Catlett Marshall, George Marshall, Marshall, George Gordon Meade, Meade, Miltiades, Billy Mitchell, Mitchell, William Mitchell, 1st Viscount Montgomery Of Alamein, Bernard Law Montgomery, Montgomery, Sir Bernard Law Montgomery, Bonaparte, Little Corporal, Napoleon, Napoleon Bonaparte, Napoleon I, Duc D'elchingen, Michel Ney, Ney, Black Jack Pershing, John Joseph Pershing, Pershing, George Edward Pickett, Pickett, Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, Pompey, Pompey The Great, Colin Luther Powell, Colin Powell, Powell, Comte De Rochambeau, Jean Baptiste Donatien De Vimeur, Rochambeau, Antonio Lopez De Santa Ana, Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna, Santa Ana, Santa Anna, Comte De Saxe, Hermann Maurice Saxe, Marshal Saxe, Saxe, Publius Cornelius Scipio, Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major, Scipio, Scipio Africanus, Scipio Africanus Major, Scipio The Elder, Scott, Winfield Scott, Seleucus, Seleucus I, Seleucus I Nicator, Sherman, William Tecumseh Sherman, Siraj-ud-daula, Joseph Warren Stilwell, Stilwell, Uncle Joe, Vinegar Joe Stilwell, Lucius Cornelius Sulla Felix, Sulla, Albrecht Eusebius Wenzel Von Wallenstein, Wallenstein, George Washington, President Washington, Washington, Archibald Percival Wavell, First Earl Wavell, Wavell, Anthony Wayne, Mad Anthony Wayne, Wayne, Arthur Wellesley, Duke Of Wellington, First Duke Of Wellington, Iron Duke, Wellington, Xenophon, Georgi Konstantinovich Zhukov, Georgi Zhukov, Zhukov
Specialized synonyms: Blucher, G. L. Von Blucher, Gebhard Leberecht Von Blucher, Von Blucher
Derivative terms: General, Generalship, Generalship
Lexicographical Neighbors of Full General
Literary usage of Full general
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1886)
"retired on the pension of a full general on 3 Sept. 1809, and died on 16 Oct. 1827. [Archives of the Imperial Royal Ministry of War, Vienna ; information ..."
2. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"Lee made a- full general.—Major-G en. Polk.—A battle expected at Manassas. JUNE IST.—In the absence of the Secretary, I arranged the furniture as well as î ..."
3. Appleton's Cyclopædia of American Biography by James Grant Wilson, John Fiske (1888)
"He was promoted lieutenant-general in 18%5, was knighted in 1833, and became a full general in 1841. RIBAS, Andres Perez de (re'-bas), Spanish missionary, ..."
4. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1920)
"Pershing was the fourth of our army men to be made a full general, the others being Grant, Sherman, and Sheridan. Pershing's arrival signalized and ..."