Synonyms for generalisation

Synonyms for (noun) generalisation

Synonyms: generalisation, generalization, stimulus generalisation, stimulus generalization

Definition: (psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus

Similar words: transfer, transfer of training, carry-over

Definition: application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation


Synonyms: generalisation, generalization, induction, inductive reasoning

Definition: reasoning from detailed facts to general principles

Similar words: colligation

Definition: the connection of isolated facts by a general hypothesis


Synonyms: generalisation, generalization, abstraction

Definition: the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances

Similar words: theorisation, theorization

Definition: the production or use of theories


Synonyms: generalisation, generality, generalization

Definition: an idea or conclusion having general application

Usage: he spoke in broad generalities

Similar words: idea, thought

Definition: the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about

Usage: it was not a good idea; the thought never entered my mind