from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To formulate theories or a theory; speculate.
- transitive v. To propose a theory about.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to formulate theories, especially about some specific subject
- v. to speculate
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To form a theory or theories; to form opinions solely by theory; to speculate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To form a theory or theories; form opinions solely by theory; speculate. Also spelled theorise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. construct a theory about
- v. form or construct theories
- v. to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
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The only thing I can theorize is follow the money to some "leaders" pockets and that will give some clue as to the direction they give their followers.
Humanity loves to theorize, which is why we have all those scientific theories, which are really nothing more than practically useful conspiracy theories.
No, the globalizers don't care, because they can sit in their ivory towers and "theorize" while we toil away.
"Faith-based" thinkers who "theorize" intelligent design because they can't explain it otherwise.
It is easy to "theorize" about implementing new products.
And if you work on manuscripts, it gets a bit harder to "theorize" the textual scholarship you do because you really look like a dinosaur to so many people!
I don't "theorize" anything on this subject, since I'm not a physicist.
Such professors "theorize" their undergraduates right out the door.
'theorize' berlin is one of the most liberal and progressive cities in the world, and this has happened in what, ~20 years since the wall came down?
To 'theorize' was to take part in a sacred journey, an encounter with the 'other' in which the theorist would attempt to comprehend, assess, compare, and then, in [the] idiom of his own city, explain what had been seen to his fellow citizens. "
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