extrapolate vs generalise what difference

what is difference between extrapolate and generalise

English

Etymology

From extra- +‎ (inter)polate.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ɛkˈstɹæp.əˌleɪt/, /ɪk-/

Verb

extrapolate (third-person singular simple present extrapolates, present participle extrapolating, simple past and past participle extrapolated)

  1. (transitive) To infer by extending known information.
  2. (transitive, mathematics) 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

Antonyms

  • (mathematics): interpolate

Related terms

  • extrapolation
  • extrapolator
  • extrapolative

See also

  • expound (upon)

Translations



English

Etymology

general +‎ -ise

Verb

generalise (third-person singular simple present generalises, present participle generalising, simple past and past participle generalised)

  1. Non-Oxford British English standard spelling of generalize.

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