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synonyms for extrapolate

  • deduce
  • hypothesize
  • anticipate
  • assume
  • conclude
  • envision
  • figure
  • foresee
  • foretell
  • guess
  • predict
  • project
  • theorize
  • make an educated guess
  • see ahead
See also synonyms for: extrapolated / extrapolating
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antonyms for extrapolate

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  • doubt
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How to use extrapolate in a sentence

“We’re taking a sample and using it to extrapolate to something larger,” said microbiologist Marc Johnson of the University of Missouri.
A NEW KIND OF COLLEGE EXAM: UCSD IS TESTING SEWAGE FOR COVID-19RANDY DOTINGASEPTEMBER 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Craftily extrapolating from current events, Davies creates a fascinating future that serves as a vibrant backdrop for the compelling family saga.
FROM THE VAULTS: THE OPPOSITE OF BINGE-WATCHINGBRIAN T. CARNEYSEPTEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
From this we can extrapolate – unless there’s dramatic improvement in the economy – that holiday shoppers will be more selective and value conscious than last year.
A CORONA XMAS: WHY PHYSICAL STORES WILL POWER ONLINE SHOPPING THIS HOLIDAY SEASONGREG STERLINGSEPTEMBER 4, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
In extrapolating their performance this season, the A’s could challenge their 2018 mark.
THE A’S AREN’T JUST SCRAPPY. THEY’VE GOT STARS.TRAVIS SAWCHIKAUGUST 13, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Researchers can extrapolate from there what is happening in the rest of the state or country.
MILLIONS OF COVID-19 CASES IN THE U.S. MAY HAVE GONE UNDIAGNOSED IN MARCHTINA HESMAN SAEYJUNE 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The scientists had worked late, trying to extrapolate their data into some kind of prediction.
THE FLAMING MOUNTAINHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN
Jamison began to extrapolate from his observations out the control-room port, adding film-clips for authority.
OPERATION: OUTER SPACEWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
He saw his shortcoming, but could not do anything to help it: he was unable to extrapolate ahead.
STARMAN'S QUESTROBERT SILVERBERG
You doubt it will be Hoskins, because you can't extrapolate how he might break—or even if he would.
BREAKING POINTJAMES E. GUNN
Cochrane cocked an eye at Jamison, who could extrapolate at the drop of an equation.
OPERATION: OUTER SPACEWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
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