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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. estimate the value of;
[syn: interpolate, extrapolate]

2. insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby;
[syn: interpolate, alter, falsify]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Interpolate \In*ter"po*late\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Interpolated; p. pr. & vb. n. Interpolating.] [L. interpolatus, p. p. of interpolare to form anew, to interpolate, fr. interpolus, interpolis, falsified, vamped up, polished up; inter between + polire to polish. See Polish, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. To renew; to carry on with intermission. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Motion . . . partly continued and unintermitted, . . . partly interpolated and interrupted. --Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] 2. 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. [1913 Webster] How strangely Ignatius is mangled and interpolated, you may see by the vast difference of all copies and editions. --Bp. Barlow. [1913 Webster] The Athenians were put in possession of Salamis by another law, which was cited by Solon, or, as some think, interpolated by him for that purpose. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. (Math.) 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 estimate a value at a point intermediate between points of knwon value. Compare extrapolate. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

interpolate v 1: estimate the value of [syn: interpolate, extrapolate] 2: insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby [syn: interpolate, alter, falsify]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

36 Moby Thesaurus words for "interpolate": add, admit, annex, append, drag in, edge in, enter, fill in, foist in, fudge in, implant in, inject in, insert, insert in, insinuate, insinuate in, intercalate, interjaculate, interject, interlope, interpose, intervene, introduce in, intrude, lug in, put between, run in, sandwich, smuggle in, squeeze in, superadd, throw in, thrust in, wedge in, work in, worm in