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.
- generalized anaphylaxis,
- generalized anxiety disorder,
- generalized coordinate,
- generalized cortical hyperostosis
Origin of generalize
Examples from the Web for generalize
Tel Aviv, to generalize but slightly, dislikes Netanyahu and fears the future he personifies.
I don't think it's safe to generalize about any industry or the people therein.Jennie Ketcham Interview: Recovering From Sex Addiction|Rachel Kramer Bussel|July 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is impossible to generalize on the issue of Jewish councils.Claude Lanzmann on 'Shoah', His Memoir, and the Banality of Evil|Clémence Boulouque|June 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Not to generalize or anything, but in our very limited world, it seems like everyone drinks (or at one point has drunk) vodka.
Can we generalize about gender without attracting hostile attention?
The traveller must not generalize on the spot, however true may be his apprehension—however firm his grasp, of one or more facts.How to Observe|Harriet Martineau
She was urged not to generalize too hastily, by the friends who were eager to see her fulfil her promise as a scholar.A Book of Bryn Mawr Stories|Marian T. MacIntosh
They gradually lose their partiality, generalize their views, and consider themselves as acting for the whole confederacy.
We are ever prone to generalize, and thus miss the application of truth to our individual conscience.Notes on the Book of Deuteronomy, Volume II|Charles Henry Mackintosh
It is the duty of the whole body of the intelligent Christian community, lay and clerical, to generalize and draw conclusions.The Other Side of Evolution|Alexander Patterson
- to spread throughout the body
- to change from a localized infection or condition to a systemic onegeneralized infection