countable and uncountable; theories

theory (countable and uncountable; plural theories)

  1. (countable) An unproven conjecture.
    I have a theory about who broke into the school last night, but it’s just a theory.
  2. (uncountable) An expectation of what should happen, barring unforeseen circumstances.
    So we’ll be there in three hours? — That’s the theory.
  3. (countable) (sciences) A coherent statement or set of statements that attempts to explain observed phenomena.
    There is now a well-developed theory of electrical charge.
  4. (countable) (sciences) A logical structure that enables one to deduce the possible results of every experiment that falls within its purview
    The theory of relativity was proposed by Einstein
  5. (uncountable) (mathematics) A field of study attempting to exhaustively describe a particular class of constructs.
    Knot theory classifies the mappings of a circle into 3-space.
  6. (countable) (logic) A set of axioms together with all statements derivable from them.
    A theory is consistent if it has a model.

6 letters in word "theory": E H O R T Y.

No anagrams for theory found in this word list.

Words found within theory:

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