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extrapolate

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Plain form
extrapolate

Third-person singular
extrapolates

Past tense
extrapolated

Past participle
extrapolated

Present participle
extrapolating

  1. (transitive) If you extrapolate, you infer by extending known information.
  2. (transitive) (mathematics) If you extrapolate a graph, you estimate the values of a variable outside of a known range from those within that range by assuming that the estimated value follows logically from the known ones.