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Definition 1: estimate the value of - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for extrapolate in the sense of this definition

(extrapolate is a kind of ...) make a mathematical calculation or computation

(extrapolate belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

Definition 2: gain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolating - [verb of cognition]

(extrapolate is a kind of ...) reason by deduction; establish by deduction

(extrapolate belongs to category ...) a system of reasoning

Definition 3: draw from specific cases for more general cases - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for extrapolate in the sense of this definition

(extrapolate is a kind of ...) decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion

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

(... is a kind of extrapolate ) draw too general a conclusion

"It is dangerous to overgeneralize"

(... is a kind of extrapolate ) make universal

"This author's stories universalize old themes"

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