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  • nounhypothesis, belief
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Synonyms for theory

noun hypothesis, belief
  • approach
  • argument
  • assumption
  • code
  • concept
  • doctrine
  • idea
  • ideology
  • method
  • philosophy
  • plan
  • position
  • premise
  • proposal
  • provision
  • rationale
  • scheme
  • speculation
  • suspicion
  • system
  • thesis
  • understanding
  • base
  • basis
  • codification
  • conditions
  • conjecture
  • dogma
  • feeling
  • foundation
  • grounds
  • guess
  • guesswork
  • hunch
  • impression
  • outlook
  • postulate
  • presentiment
  • presumption
  • shot
  • stab
  • supposal
  • supposition
  • surmise
  • theorem
  • formularization
  • suppose
  • systemization

Antonyms for theory

  • disbelief
  • fact
  • information
  • reality
  • truth
  • calculation
  • knowledge
  • measurement
  • proof
  • certainty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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