Synonyms and Antonyms of theory
an idea that is the starting point for making a case or conducting an investigation set out to prove her theory that people can't really taste any difference between colas, so they buy according to the product's image Synonyms of theory hypothesis, proposition, supposition, thesis Words Related to theory assumption, concession, premise (also premiss), presumption, presupposition, theorem; conjecture, generalization, guess, guesswork, inference, speculation, surmise; proffer, proposal, suggestion; feeling, hunch, impression, inkling, notion, suspicion; abstraction, concept, conception, construct Near Antonyms of theory assurance, certainty, fact, knowledge
Synonym Discussion of theory
- a hypothesis explaining the extinction of the dinosaurs
- the theory of evolution
- the law of gravitation
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