Definitions For Theory


  • A tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
  • A belief that can guide behavior
  • A well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
  • An idea or set of ideas that is intended to explain facts or events
  • An idea that is suggested or presented as possibly true but that is not known or proven to be true
  • The general principles or ideas that relate to a particular subject

Is Theory a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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The word Theory is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Theory in a Sentence

  • A widely accepted scientific theory
  • Her method is based on the theory that all children want to learn.
  • There are a number of different theories about the cause of the disease.

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