HyperDic: generic

English > 5 senses of the word generic:
ADJECTIVEpertgenericrelating to or common to or descriptive of all members of a genus
allgeneric(of drugs) not protected by trademark
allgenericapplicable to an entire class or group
NOUNfoodgeneric, generic winea wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with no one grape predominating
artifactgenericany product that can be sold without a brand name
generic > pronunciation
Soundsjhahneh'rihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > generic: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or common to or descriptive of all members of a genus.
Example"the generic name"
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Spanishgenérico
Catalangenèric
Nounsgenus(biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
Adverbsgenericallyas sharing a common genus
English > generic: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of drugs) not protected by trademark.
Example"'Acetaminophen' is the generic form of the proprietary drug 'Tylenol'"
CategorydrugA substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
Broadernonproprietarynot protected by trademark or patent / patent or copyright
Spanishgenérico
Adverbsgenericallywithout a trademark or brand name
English > generic: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningapplicable to an entire class or group.
Example"is there a generic Asian mind?"
Broadergeneralapplying to all or most members of a category / category or group
Spanishgenérica, genérico, universal
Catalangenèric
Nounsgenusa general kind of something
English > generic: 5 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningA wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with no one grape predominating; a wine that does not carry the name of any specific grape.
Synonymgeneric wine
Broaderwine, vinofermented juice (of grapes especially)
Oppositevarietal, varietal wineA wine made principally from one grape and carrying the name of that grape
English > generic: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAny product that can be sold without a brand name.
Narrowergeneric drugWhen the patent protection for a brand-name drug expires generic versions of the drug can be offered for sale if the FDA agrees
Broadermerchandise, ware, productcommodities offered for sale

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