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

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Wiktionary

  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 Antonyms

  1. empirical

    Synonyms:
    experimental, tentative, quackish

    Antonyms:
    scientific, regular, inductive, uniform, constant

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. empiricaladjective

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

  2. empiricaladjective

    Synonyms:
    charlatanic, quackish

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  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. Ann Landers:

    No one has the right to destroy another person's belief by demanding empirical evidence.

  2. Grant Kernaghan:

    We've got empirical data supporting the fact that investors are currently rewarding companies that are going out and doing big deals.

  3. Wayne Koff:

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

  4. Karen Worcester:

    Our view is that if you want to put a Christmas wreath on a veteran's grave, that's fine. But then you must first request that, or you make sure that, in this case, Wreaths Across America has absolute empirical and express approval to do it.

  5. 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.


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