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synonyms for extrapolation

  • calculation
  • estimate
  • estimation
  • forecast
  • computation
  • guess
  • prognostication
  • reckoning
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How to use extrapolation in a sentence

I generally focus on politics in what I write but I’ll spare you any extrapolations examining how the divisions in our country might overlap with these motivations.
THE GAS SHORTAGE IS ANOTHER RECENT EXAMPLE OF AMERICANS MAKING THINGS WORSE FOR ONE ANOTHERPHILIP BUMPMAY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Keep in mind, the report is an extrapolation of current findings and exploration of their implications.
EXTRATERRESTRIAL LIFE COULD BE HIDING IN OUR GALAXY’S INTERIOR OCEAN WORLDSJASON DORRIERMARCH 21, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
Improving these chains of extrapolation is a call and response between data generated by new generations of sensors and the software models that help us understand them.
HOW TECHNOLOGY MIGHT FINALLY START TELLING FARMERS THINGS THEY DIDN’T ALREADY KNOWKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
“On the sun we have some photos, a few extrapolations, and then there’s a lot of guesswork,” Dan Seaton said to PopSci earlier this year.
IMAGES LIKE THIS ONE COULD HELP REVEAL THE SUN’S INNER WORKINGSMARÍA PAULA RUBIANO A.DECEMBER 11, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
You claim that you actually guessed where that ship was going to be, but you followed the computer's extrapolation instead?
BUT, I DON'T THINKGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
The last three values are those obtained by extrapolation with platinum-rhodium and platinum-iridium couples.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 3VARIOUS
In controversion of this it must be said that the ulterior justification of such ideal extrapolation is not yet feasible.
NATURAL PHILOSOPHYWILHELM OSTWALD
Even the most favorable extrapolation showed it would take him nineteen years to become master of the world.
TEETHING RINGJAMES CAUSEY
I thought my subconscious was just building up this stuff to fill the gaps in what I'd produced from logical extrapolation.
THE EDGE OF THE KNIFEHENRY BEAM PIPER
Abolish, now, one of the percipients, and the interpolation changes into 'extrapolation.'
THE MEANING OF TRUTHWILLIAM JAMES
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WORDS RELATED TO EXTRAPOLATION

  • calculation
  • computation
  • estimate
  • estimation
  • extrapolation
  • forecast
  • guess
  • prognostication
  • reckoning
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