Synonyms for generalize

Synonyms for (verb) generalize

Synonyms: generalise, generalize

Definition: become systemic and spread throughout the body

Usage: this kind of infection generalizes throughout the immune system

Similar words: spread, distribute

Definition: distribute or disperse widely

Usage: The invaders spread their language all over the country


Synonyms: popularise, popularize, vulgarise, vulgarize, generalise, generalize

Definition: cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use

Usage: They popularized coffee in Washington State; Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors

Similar words: diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, spread, pass around, broadcast, circularise, circularize, circulate, propagate

Definition: cause to become widely known

Usage: spread information; circulate a rumor; broadcast the news


Synonyms: extrapolate, generalise, generalize, infer

Definition: draw from specific cases for more general cases

Similar words: conclude, reason, reason out

Definition: decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion

Usage: We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house


Synonyms: generalise, generalize

Definition: speak or write in generalities

Similar words: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk

Definition: express in speech

Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize