But we can extrapolate from previous experience that decapitation does incentivize Hamas to ease up on its attacks.
We can use evidence from the present to extrapolate about the past.
A sound pension should plan for the time on the bottom, not extrapolate from the moment on top.
1874, a back-formation from extrapolation by analogy of interpolate. Said in early references to be an expression of Sir George Airy (1801-1892), English mathematician and astronomer. Related: Extrapolated; extrapolating.