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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Become systemic and spread throughout the body; Cater to popular taste to present to the public; Draw from specific cases for broader cases; Speak or write in broad terms.

Usage examples (38)
  • Maybe modern conditions are so different that you can't generalize from the past.
  • When you generalize from a random sample to a population, your inferences are highly likely to be correct.
  • Parents who generalize from the apparent contentedness of their own children are indulging a dangerous fallacy.
  • The capacity to generalize from the particular to the general and to use analogy is a part of this redescription process. for more
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