HyperDic: generalization

English > 4 senses of the word generalization:
NOUNcognitiongeneralization, generalisation, induction, inductive reasoningreasoning from detailed facts to general principles
cognitiongeneralization, generalisation, generalityan idea or conclusion having general application
cognitiongeneralization, abstraction, generalisationthe process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances
cognitiongeneralization, generalisation, stimulus generalization, stimulus generalisation(psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus
generalization > pronunciation
Soundsjheh.nerahlihzey'shahn; jheh.nrahlihzey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > generalization: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningreasoning from detailed facts to general principles.
Synonymsgeneralisation, induction, inductive reasoning
BroadercolligationThe connection of isolated facts by a general hypothesis
Spanishinducción, razonamiento inductivo
Verbsgeneralizedraw from specific cases for more general cases
English > generalization: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn idea or conclusion having general application.
Synonymsgeneralisation, generality
Narrowerprinciple, ruleA basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct
Broaderidea, thoughtThe content of cognition
Spanishgeneralidad, generalización
Verbsgeneralizespeak or write in generalities / generalities
English > generalization: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances.
Synonymsabstraction, generalisation
Broadertheorization, theorisationThe production or use of theories
Spanishabstracción, generalización
Verbsgeneralizedraw from specific cases for more general cases
English > generalization: 4 senses > noun 4, cognition
Meaning(psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus.
Synonymsgeneralisation, stimulus generalization, stimulus generalisation
Categorypsychology, psychological scienceThe science of mental life
Narrowerirradiation(Pavolvian conditioning) the elicitation of a conditioned response by stimulation similar but not identical to the original stimulus
Broadertransfer, transfer of training, carry-overapplication of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation
Verbsgeneralizedraw from specific cases for more general cases

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