theorize

[ thee-uh-rahyz, theer-ahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF theorize

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR THEORIZE

It is a capital mistake to theorize in advance of the facts.

Yet we do know what happens, even if we do just theorize about why.

Men may theorize and speculate about their plans in America.

But it is not enough to theorize merely; there must be experiment and practice.

It may theorize, but never dogmatize, and it must demonstrate at every step.

To speculate is to theorize about something that is uncertain.

Until they could learn more they were not prepared to theorize as to how the gold got there.

It is not out of place to theorize as to the facts already mentioned.

But it was idle to theorize, useless to harbor doubts that led nowhere.

But to theorize that the wind had been responsible, seemed silly.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, perhaps a formation in English from theory + -ize. Related: Theorized; theorizing.

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