Synonyms of generic


1. generic, generic wine, wine, vino

usage: a 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

2. generic, merchandise, ware, product

usage: any product that can be sold without a brand name


1. generic

usage: relating to or common to or descriptive of all members of a genus; "the generic name"

2. generic, nonproprietary (vs. proprietary)

usage: (of drugs) not protected by trademark; "`Acetaminophen' is the generic form of the proprietary drug `Tylenol'"

3. generic, general (vs. specific)

usage: applicable to an entire class or group; "is there a generic Asian mind?"

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Definition and meaning of generic (Dictionary)