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  Words related to generalisation

Related / Similar Words: generalization, stimulus generalization, stimulus generalisation, induction, inductive reasoning, abstraction, generality

 

Definition:
  • (psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus;
  • reasoning from detailed facts to general principles;
  • the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances;
  • an idea having general application; "he spoke in broad generalities";

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    Hyponyms: irradiation, principle, rule

     

    Derivational Morphology: generalize, generalise, extrapolate, infer, induce, abstract

     

     
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