Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb extrapolate

3 senses of extrapolate

Sense 1

generalize, generalise, extrapolate, infer -- (draw from specific cases for more general cases)

=> reason, reason out, conclude -- (decide by reasoning; draw or come to a conclusion; "We reasoned that it was cheaper to rent than to buy a house")

Sense 2

interpolate, extrapolate -- (estimate the value of)

=> calculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figure -- (make a mathematical calculation or computation)

Sense 3

extrapolate -- (gain knowledge of (an area not known or experienced) by extrapolating)

=> deduce, infer, deduct, derive -- (reason by deduction; establish by deduction)