VERB | communication | extrapolate, generalize, generalise, infer | draw from specific cases for more general cases |
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cognition | extrapolate, interpolate | estimate the value of | |

cognition | extrapolate | gain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolating |

Sounds | ihkstrae'pahley.t | |
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Rhymes | abate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt... |

Meaning | Draw from specific cases for more general cases. | |
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Pattern | Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE | |

Synonyms | generalize, generalise, infer | |

Narrower | overgeneralize, overgeneralise | Draw too general a conclusion |

universalize, universalise | make universal | |

Broader | reason, reason out, conclude | decide by reasoning |

Spanish | extrapolar, generalizar, inferir | |

Catalan | extrapolar | |

Nouns | extrapolation | an inference about the future (or about some hypothetical situation) based on known facts and observations |

Meaning | Estimate the value of. | |
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Pattern | Somebody ----s something | |

Synonym | interpolate | |

Category | mathematics, math, maths | A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement |

Broader | calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure | make a mathematical calculation or computation |

Spanish | extrapolar, interpolar | |

Catalan | extrapolar, interpolar | |

Nouns | extrapolation | (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values |

Meaning | gain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolating. | |
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Pattern | Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE | |

Category | logic, logical system, system of logic | A system of reasoning |

Broader | deduce, infer, deduct, derive | reason by deduction |

Spanish | extrapolar | |

Catalan | extrapolar | |

Nouns | extrapolation | an inference about the future (or about some hypothetical situation) based on known facts and observations |

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