Generalize meaning

jĕn'ər-ə-līz'
Generalize is defined as to base statements based on the bigger picture than on smaller details.

An example of generalize is to give an overview of a law or rule without giving the specifics.

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To deal in generalities; speak or write vaguely.
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To spread through the body. Used of a usually localized disease.
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To make general.
  • To state in terms of a general law or precept.
  • To infer or derive (a general law or precept) from (particular instances).
  • To emphasize the general character rather than specific details of.
  • To cause to be widely known or used; popularize.
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To formulate general principles or inferences from particulars.
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To talk in generalities.
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To become general or spread throughout a body or area.
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To spread through the body. Used of a usually localized disease.
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To speak in generalities, or in vague terms.
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To infer or induce from specific cases to more general cases or principles.
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To spread throughout the body and become systemic.
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To derive or deduce (a general conception, or a general principle) from particulars.
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Origin of generalize