HyperDic: theorize

English > 3 senses of the word theorize:
VERBcognitiontheorize, speculate, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, supposeto believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
cognitiontheorizeconstruct a theory about
cognitiontheorizeform or construct theories
theorize > pronunciation
Soundsthiy'eray.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > theorize: 3 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningTo believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey theorize that there was a traffic accident
Synonymsspeculate, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose
Narrowerexplicate, formulate, developelaborate, as of theories and hypotheses
reconstruct, construct, retracereassemble mentally
Broaderexpect, anticipateregard something as probable or likely
Spanishconjeturar, especular, hipotetizar, imaginar, suponer, teorizar
Catalanconjecturar, especular, fer hipòtesis, imaginar, suposar, teoritzar
Nounstheorizersomeone who theorizes / theorizes (especially in science or art)
theorya tentative insight into the natural world
theorya belief that can guide behavior
English > theorize: 3 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningConstruct a theory about.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Galileo theorized the motion of the stars"
BroaderreasonThink logically
Similar totheorizeform or construct theories
Nounstheorizationthe production or use of theories
English > theorize: 3 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningform or construct theories.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"he thinks and theorizes all day"
BroaderreasonThink logically
Similar totheorizeConstruct a theory about
Spanishteorizar
Catalanteoritzar
Nounstheorizationthe production or use of theories

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