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theorize

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verb the·o·rize \ˈthē-ə-ˌrīz, ˈthir-ˌīz\

Simple Definition of theorize

  • : to think of or suggest ideas about what is possibly true or real : to form or suggest a theory about something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of theorize

theorized

theorizing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to form a theory :  speculate

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to form a theory about

  5. 2 :  to propose as a theory

theorization

play \ˌthē-ə-rə-ˈzā-shən, ˌthir-ə-\ noun

theorizer

noun

Examples of theorize in a sentence

  1. Many scientists have theorized about the possibility of life on other planets.



1638

First Known Use of theorize

1638


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