"generalize" in the verb sense
1. generalize, generalise, extrapolate, infer
draw from specific cases for more general cases
2. generalize, generalise
speak or write in generalities
3. popularize, popularise, vulgarize, vulgarise, generalize, generalise
cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public bring into general or common use
"They popularized coffee in Washington State"
"Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"
4. generalize, generalise
become systemic and spread throughout the body
"this kind of infection generalizes throughout the immune system"
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