generalise generalise


  1. (v) speak or write in generalities
  2. (v) draw from specific cases for more general cases
  3. (v) cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use
  4. (v) become systemic and spread throughout the body


  • The storage journey – all aboard!

    Every year I speak to hundreds of organizations about their priorities, challenges and future plans as they relate to their storage environment. While it is impossible to generalise, there are common themes and topics that occur time and again. What those issues are will often depend on the size of the company, the industry they operate within and the demands of their own customers and end users ...
    on July 10, 2013     Source: HP Discover via Yahoo! News


  1. "Australia has always fascinated me as a microcosm of the United States in many ways. It is a land with vast open spaces, similar in many respects to the American West," Mr Greenspan writes. "I know I can't generalise on the basis of a few...
    on Sep 18, 2007 By: Alan Greenspan Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "It would be unfair, when it is just one or two cases like those of Robinho and Ronaldo to generalise," added Pele, who is alleged to have made his claims during a court case which involves his son Edinho, who has admitted he has a cocaine...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Pelé Source: Independent Online

  3. "I'm glad if he's happy. You can't generalise for anything like this, we're all different and have all had our own similar experiences," said Toshack. "For someone so young, it's not easy to make such decisions and it's better to stick rather...
    on Feb 5, 2007 By: John Toshack Source: ic Wales

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