Definition of


  1. (verb, cognition) form or construct theories
  2. (verb, cognition) construct a theory about
  3. (verb, cognition) to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Theorize

Derivations: theorization, theorizer, theory

Hyponyms: construct, develop, explicate, formulate, reconstruct, retrace

Hypernyms: anticipate, expect, reason

Origin of the word Theorize

  1. 1630s, perhaps a formation in English from theory + -ize. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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