verb (used with object), gen·er·al·ized, gen·er·al·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), gen·er·al·ized, gen·er·al·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for generalise
Psychology puts us in direct contact with it, and metaphysics attempt to generalise this contact.A New Philosophy: Henri Bergson|Edouard le Roy
In his novels this tendency to generalise has almost a distracting effect.
This is a small book in which to treat of so large a subject, and to avoid prolixity I have had to generalise.Cocoa and Chocolate|Arthur W. Knapp
Men of sordid and venal characters always rejoice to generalise so convenient a maxim as the non-existence of public virtue.Constitutional History of England, volume 3 of 3|Henry Hallam
The same day the delegates from the neighbouring Communes arrived, and Digeon set to work to generalise the movement.History of the Commune of 1871|P. Lissagary
British Dictionary definitions for generalise
- to spread throughout the body
- to change from a localized infection or condition to a systemic onegeneralized infection