HyperDic: theorise

English > 1 sense of the word theorise:
VERBcognitiontheorise, speculate, theorize, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, supposeto believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
English > theorise: 1 sense > verb 1, cognition
MeaningTo believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey theorise that there was a traffic accident
Synonymsspeculate, theorize, 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
Nounstheorisationthe production or use of theories
theorisersomeone who theorizes / theorizes (especially in science or art)
theorya tentative insight into the natural world
theorya belief that can guide behavior

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