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Definition of Generalize


  1. To bring under a genus or under genera; to view in relation to a genus or to genera.
  2. To apply to other genera or classes; to use with a more extensive application; to extend so as to include all special cases; to make universal in application, as a formula or rule.
  3. To derive or deduce (a general conception, or a general principle) from particulars.
  4. To form into a genus; to view objects in their relations to a genus or class; to take general or comprehensive views.
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Generalize Translations

generalize in German is verallgemeinere, verallgemeinern
generalize in Italian is generalizzare
generalize in Spanish is generalizar
generalize in Swedish is generalisera, popularisera