Definition of interpolate:
- To alter or corrupt by the insertion of new or foreign matter; especially, to change, as a book or text, by the insertion of matter that is new, or foreign to the purpose of the author.
- To fill up intermediate terms of, as of a series, according to the law of the series; to introduce, as a number or quantity, in a partial series, according to the law of that part of the series.
- To renew; to carry on with intermission.
infer, extrapolate, spay, castrate, generalise, wangle, fake, modify, generalize, vary, inject, misrepresent, interject, falsify, cook, warp, manipulate, alter, change, introduce, interpose, insert, put in, neuter, fudge, distort, garble, interlard.
He must combine and arrange, interpolate and eliminate, play the joiner with the most attentive skill; and yet at the end effectually bury his tools and his sawdust, and invest his elaborate skeleton with the smoothest and most polished integument.- "Views and Reviews", Henry James.
- "The Mayor's Wife", Anna Katherine Green.
- "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2", Ernst Hengstenberg.