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Definition 1: become systemic and spread throughout the body - [verb of body]

Samples where generalise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • this kind of infection generalizes throughout the immune system

Synonyms for generalise in the sense of this definition

(generalise is a kind of ...) distribute or disperse widely

"The invaders spread their language all over the country"

Definition 2: speak or write in generalities - [verb of communication]

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(generalise is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

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

Synonyms for generalise in the sense of this definition

(generalise 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 generalise ) draw too general a conclusion

"It is dangerous to overgeneralize"

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

"This author's stories universalize old themes"

Definition 4: cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use - [verb of communication]

Samples where generalise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They popularized coffee in Washington State
  • Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors

Synonyms for generalise in the sense of this definition

(generalise is a kind of ...) cause to become widely known

"spread information" "circulate a rumor" "broadcast the news"

(generalise has a similar meaning as ...) make understandable to the general public

"Carl Sagan popularized cosmology in his books"

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