- A rank in the army and air force that is higher than colonel or brigadier, and is usually the highest rank group next to commander in chief, except in countries that use the rank of field marshal.
- a commissioned rank in the British Army and Royal Marines, above lieutenant general and below field marshal.
- a commissioned general officer in the United States Army, Marine Corps, or Air Force superior to a lieutenant general. A general is equal in rank or grade to a four star admiral. In the US Army, a general is junior to a general of the army. In the US Marine Corps, a general is the highest rank of commissioned officer. In the US Air Force, a general is junior to a general of the air force.
- Short for general anaesthetic or general anaesthetia.
- brigadier general
- colonel general
- lieutenant general
- major general
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