Definition of generalizable in English:


(British generalisable)


  • See generalize

    • ‘And since my research was much more generalizable and carefully controlled than anything that went before it, one would think that my paper would be an essential reference in any further discussion of the topic.’
    • ‘Even minimal interventions involving generalizable and relatively inexpensive self-help materials tailored to pregnant women in a single brief session have proved successful.’
    • ‘In other words, the process of induction involves drawing generalizable inferences out of observations.’
    • ‘Yet they do not raise objections to studies that are even less rigorous or generalizable on such issues as the impact of divorce on children.’
    • ‘If he is wrong (or if his findings are not generalizable to more recent years, as more recent data hints), collecting and analyzing additional data is the way to refute him.’