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Synonyms for empirical
ɛmˈpɪr ɪ kəlem·pir·i·cal

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. empiricaladjective

    Synonyms:
    empiric

    Antonyms:
    nonempirical

  2. empiricaladjective

    Pertaining to or based on experience.

    Synonyms:
    empiric

    Antonyms:
    nonempirical

  3. empiricaladjective

    Pertaining to, derived from, or testable by observations made using the physical senses or using instruments which extend the senses.

    Synonyms:
    empiric

    Antonyms:
    nonempirical

  4. empiricaladjective

    Verifiable by means of scientific experimentation.

    Synonyms:
    empiric

    Antonyms:
    nonempirical

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. empirical

    Synonyms:
    experimental, tentative, quackish

    Antonyms:
    scientific, regular, inductive, uniform, constant

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. empirical, empiricadjective

    derived from experiment and observation rather than theory

    "an empirical basis for an ethical theory"; "empirical laws"; "empirical data"; "an empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known"

    Synonyms:
    empiric

    Antonyms:
    supposititious, divinatory, abstractive, hypothetic, a priori, theoretical, suppositional, suppositious, metaphysical, theoretic, supposed, conjectural, speculative, theory-based, hypothetical, notional

  2. empiric, empiricaladjective

    relying on medical quackery

    "empiric treatment"

    Synonyms:
    empiric

    Antonyms:
    a priori, hypothetic, theoretic, divinatory, speculative, supposititious, conjectural, suppositional, supposed, hypothetical, notional, metaphysical, theory-based, theoretical, abstractive, suppositious

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. empiricaladjective

    Synonyms:
    experimental, experiential, from experience (as distinguished from inference or reasoning)

  2. empiricaladjective

    Synonyms:
    charlatanic, quackish

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "empirical":

    anecdotal, experimental, evidence-based, pilot

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#9155empirical
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How to use empirical in a sentence?

  1. Professor Parker-Pearson:

    We don't make that many fantastic discoveries in a lifetime of archeology but this is certainly one them, this is the first time we've found empirical evidence of how they moved the stones. There have been all sorts of ideas from rolling them in a strange cart-like construction to skimming them across the ice.

  2. Cem Kaner:

    Testing is an empirical investigation conducted to provide stakeholders with information about the quality of the software under test.

  3. Albert Einstein:

    The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.

  4. Amit Kumar:

    We now have empirical evidence that that's indeed the case, people are excited when they're looking forward to the satisfaction they'll get from purchases like vacations.

  5. Wayne Koff:

    In the case of HIV, the old empirical approach isn't going to work.


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