Meaning of THEORY in English


n. 25B6; noun

I reckon that confirms my theory : HYPOTHESIS, thesis, conjecture, supposition, speculation, postulation, postulate, proposition, premise, surmise, assumption, presupposition; opinion, view, belief, contention.

modern economic theory : PRINCIPLES, ideas, concepts; philosophy, ideology, system of ideas, science.

25A0; in theory IN PRINCIPLE, on paper, in the abstract, all things being equal, in an ideal world; hypothetically.

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