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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

Synonyms for theory

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Today, unfortunately, an alternative theory is taking hold in some quarters of Congress.
An alternative theory is that the first wings may have appeared in land-based animals, functioning as a mechanism to increase running speeds and then leading to take-offs and flying thereafter.
The central thrust of Klapwijk's book is to provide an alternative theory of evolution to the Darwinian theory of evolution that is aimless and purposeless.
In order for liability to attach, the defendant must do something more, such as voluntarily undertake to care for an unconscious patron or offer evidence to raise a genuine issue under an alternative theory. See Wakulich v Mraz, 203 Ill 2d 223, 227, 785 NE2d 843, 846 (2003); Harris v Gower, Inc, 153 Ill App 3d 1035, 1037-38, 506 NE2d 624, 624 (5th D 1987).
Professor Uros Seljak, of the University of California at Berkeley, said: "We can test any alternative theory.
The purpose of this book is to portray an alternative theory of sustainable urban development for the global South.
Parker use advanced mathematics, along with data from experiments, to argue in favor of an alternative theory. They contend that the only cause of procrastination is people's tendency to underestimate the amount of time needed to complete a project.
We provide an alternative theory, where Protestant economies prospered because instruction in reading the Bible generated the human capital crucial to economic prosperity.
The alternative theory leaves problem (A) to utility theory, implying as above 0.33/0,34 < u(2400)/u(2500).
Conspiracy theories abound about 9/11, perhaps because it's easier to cook up some alternative theory than to accept that people want to kill us.
Bonting's alternative theory has four tenets: the initial creation was from a primeval chaos; there is continuing creation with a remaining element of chaos; the remaining chaos will be abolished and creation perfected on the last day; and evil arises from remaining chaos (p.
we will enter an order permanently enjoining Defendants from maintaining the ID Policy in any school within the Dover Area School District, from requiring teachers to denigrate or disparage the scientific theory of evolution, and from requiring teachers to refer to a religious, alternative theory known as ID."
The MAIB said an alternative theory for the sinking put forward by the defence, that scallop bags in the fish room shifted, was wrong.
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