generalize, generalise, extrapolate, infer(verb)
draw from specific cases for more general cases
estimate the value of
gain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolating
To infer by extending known information.
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
Origin: From extra + (inter)polate
The numerical value of extrapolate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of extrapolate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I would not in any way attempt to extrapolate that to a change in our policy or posture relative to our military activities in Syria today. There has been no change in that status.
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.
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.
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.
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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- قدر إستقرائياArabic
- extrapolarCatalan, Valencian
- yleistää, ekstrapoloidaFinnish
- tahmin etmekTurkish
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