Synonyms & Antonyms : Theory





Theory



( Noun )


Naval officers must understand both the
theory and the practice of navigation.

Synonyms:

Belief

Postulate

Assumption

Speculation

Doctrine

Conjecture

Hypothesis

Supposition

Contextual Examples:

I admire his passionate
belief in what he is doing.

The
postulate on which this conclusion is based has little foundation.

Your
assumption that she passes this way every Sunday morning may or may not prove true.

The upwards swing in share prices is based on
speculation trends let loose by the Stock Exchange.

The
doctrine Divine Right of Kings does not hold valid in this age of democracy.



Antonyms:

Practical

Realistic

Actual

Happening

Contextual Examples:

Practical considerations carry more weight than theoretical.

Modern logic as applied to computers is based on
realistic facts and figures of statisticians.

In the fast moving life of modern society,
actual considerations are more important than hackneyed theories of the gone by days.

The
happenings of day-to-day life provide the base for futuristic literature.




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