What is another word for theorise?

Pronunciation: [θˈi͡əɹa͡ɪz] (IPA)

The word "theorise" is used to describe the act of coming up with a theory or a hypothesis about something. There are several synonyms that can be used in place of the word "theorise." These include speculate, hypothesize, conjecture, postulate, guess, suppose, and surmise. All of these words convey the idea of making an educated guess or coming up with an explanation for something based on available information. Each of these synonyms can be used in different contexts to describe the process of forming a theory, whether it relates to science, philosophy, or any other field of study.

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Usage examples for Theorise

Action may be regarded as a kind of middle term between mind and matter; it is the throe of thought and thing, the quivering clash and union of body and soul; commonplace enough in practice; miraculous, as violating every canon on which thought and reason are founded, if we theorise about it, put it under the microscope, and vivisect it.
"Luck or Cunning?"
Samuel Butler
Study mechanics, my boy, a little more than you have yet done, before venturing on further inventions, and don't theorise too much.
"In the Track of the Troops"
R.M. Ballantyne
The thinker also who takes upon himself to theorise in a manner apart from any considerable section of humanity, is no less bound to entertain a fitting respect for the notions, even to the mistaken notions, with which that section is animated.
"A Cursory History of Swearing"
Julian Sharman

Famous quotes with Theorise

  • In fact, the French - who read and theorise the most - became so addicted to political experiment that in the two centuries since our own rather drab revolution they have exuberantly produced one Directory, one Consulate, two empires, three restorations of the monarchy, and five republics. That's what happens when you take writing too seriously.
    Gore Vidal

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