interpolate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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/ɪnˈtɜː(r)pəleɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyinterpolate
he/she/itinterpolates
present participleinterpolating
past tenseinterpolated
past participleinterpolated
  1. 1
    to add something in the middle of a piece of writing
  2. 2
    to say something that interrupts someone who is speaking
  3. 3
    to calculate a number or quantity between two other numbers or quantities

derived word

interpolation

 

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/ɪnˌtɜː(r)pəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singularinterpolation
pluralinterpolations