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One entry found for theory.
Entry Word: theory
Function: noun
Text: 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 hypothesis, proposition, supposition
Related Words assumption, concession, premise, presumption, presupposition; generalization, guess, guesswork, inference, speculation, surmise; proffer, proposal, suggestion; feeling, hunch, impression, inkling, notion, suspicion; abstraction, concept, conception
Near Antonyms assurance, certainty, fact, knowledge