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Synonyms for theory

Synonyms for theory

abstract reasoning

a belief used as the basis for action


something taken to be true without proof

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They will also offer alternative theories for the assassination, including a theory that the alleged "cell of 13," a group of Islamist fundamentalists arrested at the end of 2005, may have killed Hariri.
Guinan often gets mail from armchair theorists who attempt to explain DI Her's anomalous precession with alternative theories of gravity.
However, I have the feeling with some areas of science, that Government-backed opinions are always promoted whole-heartedly through our media and alternative theories are given little voice, if not ridiculed.
But the World Trade Centre attacks quickly proved fertile ground for "conspiracy theorists" and sceptics have a wide range of alternative theories to choose from - including that US military personnel were involved in the attack or that the towers were brought down with the help of a controlled explosion.
has backed off an attempt to steer $100,000 to a Christian group that supports teaching religious and alternative theories of creation alongside evolution in science classrooms.
Smolin offers a list of alternative theories beyond string theory and suggestions for avoiding the "groupthink" that he says has hijacked theoretical physics.
Congress placed the duty on the VA to ensure all alternative theories of entitlement are exhausted and all laws and regulations pertinent to the case are considered and applied.
To this, and to the rest of his story, he has a refreshingly robust approach: alternative theories, he says, "are quite ridiculous .
Jesus Goes To Hollywood: The Alternative Theories About Christ is a compilation of iconoclastic theories about Jesus drawn from scholarly inquiries, metaphysical sources, and the theological clashes between orthodoxy and heresies.
If these people are really seeking alternative theories as to how life originated, I got a doozy.
A deeper analysis of the alternative theories of alliances and offense dominance would also have been more satisfying.
Real Estate Appraisal and Bid Price: An Empirical Evaluation of Alternative Theories
The government argued three alternative theories in its reallocation of Castle Harbour's income.
Caveats and alternative theories to Huntington's idea get short shrift in the news.
West Midlands Police immediately ruled out a terrorist involvement in the 'serious crime' and no alternative theories have since been given to the public.
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