Definitions for extrapolateɪkˈstræp əˌleɪt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word extrapolate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. generalize, generalise, extrapolate, infer(verb)

    draw from specific cases for more general cases

  2. interpolate, extrapolate(verb)

    estimate the value of

  3. extrapolate(verb)

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

Wiktionary

  1. extrapolate(Verb)

    To infer by extending known information.

  2. extrapolate(Verb)

    To estimate the value of a variable outside a known range from values within that range by assuming that the estimated value follows logically from the known ones

  3. Origin: From extra + (inter)polate

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of extrapolate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of extrapolate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Craig Cooning:

    There doesn't seem to be a common core or thread that runs through it, The critical thing is to find our niche and extrapolate and exploit it ... We're not going to do everything, soup to nuts.

  2. Craig Cooning:

    There doesn’t seem to be a common core or thread that runs through it, The critical thing is to find our niche and extrapolate and exploit it ... We're not going to do everything, soup to nuts.

  3. Roger McClellan:

    EPA is trying to extrapolate adult clinical test results involving ozone to populations with asthma, and younger populations, i do n’t think there is wide agreement today that ozone causes asthma, though it does trigger asthmatic attacks. We have to be mindful that the respiration in these tests is probably greater than on most playgrounds.

  4. Neil Shay:

    There are differences between the way mice burn fat in the liver versus the way humans do, we also have tested the extracts, so we can’t extrapolate and advise people that they can eat grapes or drink wine and get this benefit. [It’s] way too premature. And don’t forget, healthy or not, they are adding calories to your diet. You can overeat healthy foods, and gain weight.

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