Meaning of extrapolate
Pronunciation: (ik-strap'u-lāt"), [key]
— v., -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
- to infer (an unknown) from something that is known; conjecture.
- to estimate (the value of a variable) outside the tabulated or observed range.
- to estimate (a function that is known over a range of values of its independent variable) to values outside the known range.
- to perform extrapolation.
- extrapolate (Thesaurus)