Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun generalization

4 senses of generalization

Sense 1
generalization, generalisation, induction, inductive reasoning -- (reasoning from detailed facts to general principles)
       => colligation -- (the connection of isolated facts by a general hypothesis)

Sense 2
generalization, generalisation, generality -- (an idea or conclusion having general application; "he spoke in broad generalities")
       => idea, thought -- (the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about; "it was not a good idea"; "the thought never entered my mind")

Sense 3
abstraction, generalization, generalisation -- (the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances)
       => theorization, theorisation -- (the production or use of theories)

Sense 4
generalization, generalisation, stimulus generalization, stimulus generalisation -- ((psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus)
       => transfer, transfer of training, carry-over -- (application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation)

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