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  • verb UK Alternative spelling of theorize.

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

  • verb to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

Etymologies

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Examples

  • However the nature of such relationships involves too many variables to neatly "theorise" in a tweet.

    Kottu

  • The latter hypothesis is tenable, for we theorise that if spontaneous generation still occurs on the earth, it is far more likely to occur in the form of simple organisms than of complicated organisms.

    THE HUMAN DRIFT

  • Cézanne stared so intensely at nature he began to take it apart in his mind, to anatomise it, theorise it, on long hot afternoons in his studio in Aix-en-Provence and then reassemble the elements of reality in paintings that are pixellated constellations of insights, recognitions, memories and flashes of desire or rage.

    Google Logo Honors Paul Cezanne's Birthday (PICTURES)

  • Do you want a show that just ends or do you want a show that you can talk and theorise about for years to come?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » “Tattooed Lip Leads Police to Assault Suspect”

  • Well, since a heck lot of hedge fund management is done out of places like Caymand Islands and Bermuda, you hardly need theorise about the effect of applying income tax rates to tax fund managers: they will leave.

    Matthew Yglesias » Funded by the Funds

  • The extremely rapid gestation period of the aliens, their ability to impregnate other species regardless of how incompatible their DNA appears to be and their extreme hostility has led some to theorise that the aliens cannot be a naturally-evolving organism but a genetically-engineered weapon.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • The extremely rapid gestation period of the aliens, their ability to impregnate other species regardless of how incompatible their DNA appears to be and their extreme hostility has led some to theorise that the aliens cannot be a naturally-evolving organism but a genetically-engineered weapon.

    Specieswatch: The Alien

  • Do you want a show that just ends or do you want a show that you can talk and theorise about for years to come?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » “Tattooed Lip Leads Police to Assault Suspect”

  • I think it is possible to theorise the existence of such a particle purely on the basis of Etruscan words so we do not even need the evidence from other Aegean languages.

    Aegean phonotactics against word-initial /j/

  • I theorise that people would fear the POSSIBLE ticket more than the CERTAIN one.

    Your City Needs You to Blow Through Red Lights - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

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