theory

Noun
  • 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 (synset 105998364)
  • A tentative insight into the natural world
    A concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena (synset 105897536)
  • A belief that can guide behavior (synset 105961846)

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