Associations to the word «Generalize»


GENERALIZE, verb. To speak in generalities, or in vague terms.
GENERALIZE, verb. To infer or induce from specific cases to more general cases or principles.
GENERALIZE, verb. To spread throughout the body and become systemic.
GENERALIZE, verb. To derive or deduce (a general conception, or a general principle) from particulars.

Dictionary definition

GENERALIZE, verb. Draw from specific cases for more general cases.
GENERALIZE, verb. Speak or write in generalities.
GENERALIZE, verb. Cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use; "They popularized coffee in Washington State"; "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors".
GENERALIZE, verb. Become systemic and spread throughout the body; "this kind of infection generalizes throughout the immune system".

Wise words

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.