generalize (also generalise) VERB 1) make a general or broad statement by inferring from specific cases. 2) make more common or more widely applicable. 3) (generalized) Medicine (of a disease) affecting much or all of the body; not localized.
DERIVATIVES generalizable adjective generalization noun generalizer noun.

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