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

2 senses of interpolate

Sense 1

interpolate, extrapolate -- (estimate the value of)

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

Sense 2

interpolate, alter, falsify -- (insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby)

=> edit, redact -- (prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages")