Definition of Generic:

  1. Relating to a genus.

  2. Belonging to a certain general class (genus). Also, an item not marketed with a brand name, trademark, or other distinguishing feature that separates it from other similar items.

  3. A consumer product having no brand name or registered trademark.

  4. Characteristic of or relating to a class or group of things; not specific.

Synonyms of Generic

Abstract, Bland, Broad, Collective, Common, Featureless, General, Generalized, Indefinite, Indeterminate, Nebulous, Neutral, Nonspecific, Uncharacterized, Undifferentiated, Universal, Unspecified, Vague, Wide, General, Common, Collective, Non-specific, Inclusive, All-inclusive, All-encompassing, Broad, Comprehensive, Blanket, Umbrella, Sweeping, Universal, Cross-disciplinary, Interdisciplinary, Multidisciplinary

How to use Generic in a sentence?

  1. Chèvre is a generic term for all goats milk cheese.
  2. Substituting generics for brand-name drugs.
  3. Most of his Famennian species are probably valid taxa, but their generic assignments need to be re-evaluated.

Meaning of Generic & Generic Definition