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Synonyms and antonyms for in theory

1. theory (n.)

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

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2. theory (n.)

a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena

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3. in (adv.)

to or toward the inside of

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4. theory (n.)

a belief that can guide behavior

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5. in (n.)

a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot

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6. built-in (adj.)

existing as an essential constituent or characteristic

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7. fill-in (n.)

someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

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8. tongue-in-cheek (adj.)

cleverly amusing in tone

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9. In (n.)

a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite

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10. in (adj.)

currently fashionable

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