generalise


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generalise


Past participle: generalised
Gerund: generalising

Imperative
generalise
generalise
Present
I generalise
you generalise
he/she/it generalises
we generalise
you generalise
they generalise
Preterite
I generalised
you generalised
he/she/it generalised
we generalised
you generalised
they generalised
Present Continuous
I am generalising
you are generalising
he/she/it is generalising
we are generalising
you are generalising
they are generalising
Present Perfect
I have generalised
you have generalised
he/she/it has generalised
we have generalised
you have generalised
they have generalised
Past Continuous
I was generalising
you were generalising
he/she/it was generalising
we were generalising
you were generalising
they were generalising
Past Perfect
I had generalised
you had generalised
he/she/it had generalised
we had generalised
you had generalised
they had generalised
Future
I will generalise
you will generalise
he/she/it will generalise
we will generalise
you will generalise
they will generalise
Future Perfect
I will have generalised
you will have generalised
he/she/it will have generalised
we will have generalised
you will have generalised
they will have generalised
Future Continuous
I will be generalising
you will be generalising
he/she/it will be generalising
we will be generalising
you will be generalising
they will be generalising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been generalising
you have been generalising
he/she/it has been generalising
we have been generalising
you have been generalising
they have been generalising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been generalising
you will have been generalising
he/she/it will have been generalising
we will have been generalising
you will have been generalising
they will have been generalising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been generalising
you had been generalising
he/she/it had been generalising
we had been generalising
you had been generalising
they had been generalising
Conditional
I would generalise
you would generalise
he/she/it would generalise
we would generalise
you would generalise
they would generalise
Past Conditional
I would have generalised
you would have generalised
he/she/it would have generalised
we would have generalised
you would have generalised
they would have generalised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.generalise - speak or write in generalities
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
2.generalise - draw from specific cases for more general cases
conclude, reason, reason out - decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house"
overgeneralise, overgeneralize - draw too general a conclusion; "It is dangerous to overgeneralize"
universalise, universalize - make universal; "This author's stories universalize old themes"
3.generalise - cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use; "They popularized coffee in Washington State"; "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"
popularise, popularize - make understandable to the general public; "Carl Sagan popularized cosmology in his books"
disseminate, pass around, circulate, diffuse, broadcast, circularise, circularize, spread, disperse, propagate, distribute - cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
4.generalise - become systemic and spread throughout the body; "this kind of infection generalizes throughout the immune system"
spread, distribute - distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country"
Translations
يُعَمِّم بالكلاميُعَمِّم، يَجْعَلُه عامّا
alhæfa

general

(ˈdʒenərəl) adjective
1. of, involving etc all, most or very many people, things etc. The general feeling is that he is stupid; His general knowledge is good although he is not good at mathematics.
2. covering a large number of cases. a general rule.
3. without details. I'll just give you a general idea of the plan.
4. (as part of an official title) chief. the Postmaster General.
noun
in the British army, (a person of) the rank next below field marshal. General Smith.
ˈgeneralize, ˈgeneralise verb
1. to make a general rule etc that can be applied to many cases, based on a number of cases. He's trying to generalize from only two examples.
2. to talk (about something) in general terms. We should stop generalizing and discuss each problem separately.
ˌgeneraliˈzation, ˌgeneraliˈsation noun
ˈgenerally adverb
usually; by most people; on the whole. He is generally disliked; He generally wins.
General Certificate of EducationGCEgeneral election
an election in which the voters in every constituency are involved.
general practitionerGPgeneral store
a shop that sells a wide range of goods.
as a general rule
usually; in most cases. As a general rule, we don't employ unskilled workers.
in general
usually; in most cases; most of (a group of people etc). People in general were not very sympathetic; People were in general not very sympathetic.
the general public
the people of a town, country etc, considered as a group.
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