Words Like THEORY
We have put together a list of words that are similar to THEORY.
23 Alternative Words Similar to theory
6 examples of theory
the theory of music
the theory and practice of medicine
Lavoisier's theory of combustion; Adam Smith's theory of moral sentiments.
they killed him on the theory that dead men tell no tales
true in fact and theory
he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices
10 definitions of theory
A doctrine, or scheme of things, which terminates in speculation or contemplation, without a view to practice; hypothesis; speculation.
An exposition of the general or abstract principles of any science.
The science, as distinguished from the art.
The philosophical explanation of phenomena, either physical or moral
a belief that can guide behavior
a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
A set of statements or principles devised to explain a group of facts or phenomena, especially one that has been repeatedly tested or is widely accepted and can be used to make predictions about natural phenomena.
The branch of a science or art consisting of its explanatory statements, accepted principles, and methods of analysis, as opposed to practice: a fine musician who had never studied theory.
A set of theorems that constitute a systematic view of a branch of mathematics.