Synonyms for generalisation


1. generalization, generalisation, generality, idea, thought
usage: an idea or conclusion having general application; "he spoke in broad generalities"
2. abstraction, generalization, generalisation, theorization, theorisation
usage: the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances
3. generalization, generalisation, induction, inductive reasoning, colligation
usage: reasoning from detailed facts to general principles
4. generalization, generalisation, stimulus generalization, stimulus generalisation, transfer, transfer of training, carry-over
usage: (psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus
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