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Synonyms for theorize
ˈθi əˌraɪz, ˈθɪər aɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose(verb)

    to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

    "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"

    Synonyms:
    hypothecate, presuppose, guess, contemplate, think, theorise, conjecture, say, reflect, chew over, excogitate, reckon, suppose, imagine, hypothesise, mull over, think over, ponder, muse, ruminate, hypothesize, meditate, opine, mull, speculate, job

  2. theorize(verb)

    construct a theory about

    "Galileo theorized the motion of the stars"

    Synonyms:
    conjecture, hypothesize, suppose, hypothesise, speculate, theorise, hypothecate

  3. theorize(verb)

    form or construct theories

    "he thinks and theorizes all day"

    Synonyms:
    conjecture, hypothesize, suppose, hypothesise, speculate, theorise, hypothecate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. theorize(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    speculate, form theories

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How to use theorize in a sentence?

  1. Frank Giustra:

    Other media outlets have insinuated that I influenced the decision by the U.S. to sign a free trade agreement with Colombia, at one point, I was an investor in Pacific Rubiales, a Colombian energy company. I sold my shares in Pacific Rubiales several years before the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement, which, I will note, was approved by several U.S. agencies and the White House. To theorize that I had anything to do with that is sheer conjecture.

  2. Chris Roberts:

    Quite simply put, we can theorize on how to turn the engines off at 35,000 feet and not have any of those damn flashing lights go off in the cockpit.

  3. Arthur Conan Doyle:

    It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.

  4. Conan Doyle:

    It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence. It biases the judgment.

  5. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:

    It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.


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