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ex·trap·o·late

(ĭk-străp′ə-lāt′)
v. ex·trap·o·lat·ed, ex·trap·o·lat·ing, ex·trap·o·lates
v.tr.
1. To infer or estimate by extending or projecting known information.
2. Mathematics To estimate (a value of a variable outside a known range) from values within a known range by assuming that the estimated value follows logically from the known values.
v.intr.
To engage in the process of extrapolating.

ex·trap′o·la′tion n.
ex·trap′o·la′tor n.

extrapolate

(ɪkˈstræpəˌleɪt)
vb
1. (Mathematics) maths to estimate (a value of a function or measurement) beyond the values already known, by the extension of a curve. Compare interpolate4
2. to infer (something not known) by using but not strictly deducing from the known facts
[C19: extra- + -polate, as in interpolate]
exˌtrapoˈlation n
exˈtrapoˌlator n
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ex•trap•o•late

(ɪkˈstræp əˌleɪt)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. v.t.
1. to infer (an unknown) from something that is known; conjecture.
2. to estimate (the value of a statistical variable) outside the tabulated or observed range.
3. Math. to estimate (a function that is known over a range of values of its independent variable) to values outside the known range.
v.i.
4. to perform extrapolation.
[1825–35; extra- + (inter) polate]
ex•trap`o•la′tion, n.
ex•trap′o•la`tor, n.

ex·trap·o·late

(ĭk-străp′ə-lāt′)
To estimate the value of a quantity that falls outside the range in which its values are known.

extrapolate

Past participle: extrapolated
Gerund: extrapolating

Imperative
extrapolate
extrapolate
Present
I extrapolate
you extrapolate
he/she/it extrapolates
we extrapolate
you extrapolate
they extrapolate
Preterite
I extrapolated
you extrapolated
he/she/it extrapolated
we extrapolated
you extrapolated
they extrapolated
Present Continuous
I am extrapolating
you are extrapolating
he/she/it is extrapolating
we are extrapolating
you are extrapolating
they are extrapolating
Present Perfect
I have extrapolated
you have extrapolated
he/she/it has extrapolated
we have extrapolated
you have extrapolated
they have extrapolated
Past Continuous
I was extrapolating
you were extrapolating
he/she/it was extrapolating
we were extrapolating
you were extrapolating
they were extrapolating
Past Perfect
Future
I will extrapolate
you will extrapolate
he/she/it will extrapolate
we will extrapolate
you will extrapolate
they will extrapolate
Future Perfect
I will have extrapolated
you will have extrapolated
he/she/it will have extrapolated
we will have extrapolated
you will have extrapolated
they will have extrapolated
Future Continuous
I will be extrapolating
you will be extrapolating
he/she/it will be extrapolating
we will be extrapolating
you will be extrapolating
they will be extrapolating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been extrapolating
you have been extrapolating
he/she/it has been extrapolating
we have been extrapolating
you have been extrapolating
they have been extrapolating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been extrapolating
you will have been extrapolating
he/she/it will have been extrapolating
we will have been extrapolating
you will have been extrapolating
they will have been extrapolating
Past Perfect Continuous
Conditional
I would extrapolate
you would extrapolate
he/she/it would extrapolate
we would extrapolate
you would extrapolate
they would extrapolate
Past Conditional
I would have extrapolated
you would have extrapolated
he/she/it would have extrapolated
we would have extrapolated
you would have extrapolated
they would have extrapolated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Verb 1 extrapolate - draw from specific cases for more general casesconclude, 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" 2 extrapolate - estimate the value ofinterpolatemath, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangementcompute, calculate, cipher, cypher, figure, reckon, work out - make a mathematical calculation or computation 3 extrapolate - gain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolatinglogical system, system of logic, logic - a system of reasoningdeduce, derive, infer, deduct - reason by deduction; establish by deduction
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Translations
extrapolovat
ekstrapoloidayleistää
ekstrapolirati
extrapolera

extrapolate

[ɪksˈtræpəleɪt]
A. VTextrapolar
to extrapolate sth from sthextrapolar algo a partir de algo
B. VI
to extrapolate (from sth)hacer una extrapolación (a partir de algo)
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extrapolate

[ɪkˈstræpəleɪt] vtextrapoler
to extrapolate from sth →
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

extrapolate

vtiextrapolieren (from aus)
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extrapolate

[ɛksˈtræpəˌleɪt] vtestrapolare
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