- [noun] the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances
Synonyms: abstraction, generalisation
- [noun] reasoning from detailed facts to general principles
Synonyms: generalisation, induction, inductive reasoning
- [noun] an idea having general application; "he spoke in broad generalities"
Synonyms: generalisation, generality
- [noun] (psychology) transfer of a response learned to one stimulus to a similar stimulus
Synonyms: generalisation, stimulus stimulus generalisation