Translation of "theory" - English-Spanish dictionary

theory

noun uk /ˈθɪə·ri/ (plural theories)

an idea or set of ideas that explains something

teoría
Darwin’s theory of evolution

(Translation of “theory” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

theory

noun /ˈθiəri/ (plural theories)

an idea or explanation which has not yet been proved to be correct

teoría
There are many theories about the origin of life
In theory, I agree with you, but it would not work in practice.

the main principles and ideas in an art, science etc as opposed to the practice of actually doing it

teoría
A musician has to study both the theory and practice of music.
theoretical /-ˈreti-/ adjective

teórico
an interesting theoretical approach to the issue.
theoretically /-ˈreti-/

adverb.

teóricamente
theorize verb ( ( also theoriseBritish))

to make theories

teorizar
He did not know what had happened, so he could only theorize about it.
theorist noun

teórico
He is a leading theorist in the field of semantics.

(Translation of “theory” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)