Translation of "theory" - English-Spanish dictionary
theory noun /ˈθiəri/ ( plural theories)
› an idea or explanation which has not yet been proved to be correct
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
A musician has to study both the theory and practice of music. theoretical /-ˈreti-/ adjective ›
an interesting theoretical approach to the issue. theoretically /-ˈreti-/ › adverb.
theorize verb ( ( also theoriseBritish)) › to make theories
He did not know what had happened, so he could only theorize about it. theorist noun ›
He is a leading theorist in the field of semantics.