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.
Origin of generalize
Examples from the Web for generalising
Historical Examples of generalising
He is not generalising; he is inferring a particular from particulars.A Logic Of Facts
George Jacob Holyoake
Now, people are so fond of generalising about colonists, and how wrong they are!A Modern Buccaneer
We do not waste our intellects in generalising, but take man or bird as we find him.Lilith
In criticising decorated bindings there is a danger of falling into the common error of generalising from isolated instances.The Art of the Book
Bernard H. Newdigate
"Most women always are," said Henrietta, with conscientious evasiveness and generalising less hopefully than usual.The Portrait of a Lady
- to spread throughout the body
- to change from a localized infection or condition to a systemic onegeneralized infection