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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Gain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by drawing from specific cases; Estimate the value of; Draw from specific cases for more general cases.

Usage examples (39)
  • It's hard to extrapolate from a complete absence of evidence.
  • I really don't think you can extrapolate from the American example.
  • However, let me try to extrapolate from the business of publishing novels.
  • Ross does not try to extrapolate from the behavior of Elizabeth Bennet, Emma Woodhouse and others to modern life. for more
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