Definisi 'theory'
English to English
noun
1 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
Example:
• theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
• true in fact and theory
source: wordnet30
2 a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
Example:
• a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
• he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices
source: wordnet30
3 a belief that can guide behavior
Example:
• the architect has a theory that more is less
• they killed him on the theory that dead men tell no tales
source: wordnet30
4 A doctrine, or scheme of things, which terminates in speculation or contemplation, without a view to practice; hypothesis; speculation.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
idealogue, theoretician, theoriser, theorist, theorizer, concept, conception, construct, belief, explanation, hypothetical, gemmule, framework, model, theoretical account, egoism, reductionism, law, law of nature, hypothesis, possibility,

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