Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Based on experience as opposed to theoretical knowledge.
  • adv. Based on data gathered in the real world.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By experiment or experience; without science; in the manner of quacks.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an empirical manner; by experiment; according to experience; without science; in the manner of quacks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an empirical manner

Etymologies

empirical +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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