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1. theory

noun. ['ˈθɪri, ˈθiːɝi'] 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.

Synonyms

  • structural anthropology
  • reductionism
  • atomic theory
  • holistic theory
  • law of nature
  • theory of preformation
  • possibility
  • atomist theory
  • field theory
  • law
  • scientific theory
  • explanation
  • atomism
  • atomistic theory
  • preformation
  • holism
  • hypothesis
  • blastogenesis
  • structural sociology
  • economic theory

Antonyms

  • atomism
  • corpuscular theory of light
  • wave theory
  • wave theory of light

Etymology

  • theoria (Latin)
  • θεωρία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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1. Noun Phrase
Compare the expanding universe theory to the big bang theory, pointing out similarities and differences.

2. theory

noun. ['ˈθɪri, ˈθiːɝi'] a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena.

Synonyms

  • supposition
  • historicism
  • hypothesis
  • possibility
  • conception
  • model
  • theoretical account
  • supposal
  • concept
  • gemmule
  • framework
  • speculation
  • conjecture
  • construct
  • assumption

Antonyms

  • synthesis
  • impossible
  • impossibility
  • nonexistence

Etymology

  • theoria (Latin)
  • θεωρία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. theory

noun. ['ˈθɪri, ˈθiːɝi'] a belief that can guide behavior.

Synonyms

  • egoism
  • jumble
  • patchwork
  • belief

Antonyms

  • possible
  • nonbeing
  • civil law
  • international law

Etymology

  • theoria (Latin)
  • θεωρία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. bang

verb. ['ˈbæŋ'] strike violently.

Synonyms

  • hit

Antonyms

  • lodge
  • fuse

5. bang

noun. ['ˈbæŋ'] a vigorous blow.

Synonyms

  • bump
  • smash
  • knock
  • bash
  • blow

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • natural object
  • get up
  • turn out

6. bang

verb. ['ˈbæŋ'] to produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound.

Synonyms

  • go

Antonyms

  • defend
  • roughen

7. big

adjective. ['ˈbɪg'] above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent.

Synonyms

  • walloping
  • sizable
  • bulky
  • monstrous
  • great
  • blown-up
  • deep
  • astronomical
  • large-scale
  • king-size
  • whacking
  • rangy
  • plumping
  • biggish
  • prodigious
  • ample
  • extensive
  • macroscopic
  • largish
  • monolithic
  • giant
  • king-sized
  • bear-sized
  • galactic
  • outsized
  • capacious
  • enormous
  • oversize
  • epic
  • mammoth
  • large
  • queen-sized
  • super
  • heroic
  • mountainous
  • lifesize
  • huge
  • overlarge
  • vast
  • enlarged
  • spacious
  • stupendous
  • banging
  • whopping
  • large-mouthed
  • Brobdingnagian
  • double
  • thumping
  • outsize
  • astronomic
  • jumbo
  • macro
  • oversized
  • massive
  • larger-than-life
  • larger
  • cosmic
  • life-sized
  • monumental
  • bigger
  • tremendous
  • hulky
  • titanic
  • sizeable
  • queen-size
  • size
  • puffy
  • humongous
  • volumed
  • man-sized
  • voluminous
  • bouffant
  • macroscopical
  • gigantic
  • colossal
  • grand
  • extended
  • hulking
  • medium-large
  • broad
  • immense
  • elephantine
  • too large
  • wide-ranging
  • gargantuan
  • life-size
  • wide

Antonyms

  • little
  • close
  • thin
  • artless

8. big

adjective. ['ˈbɪg'] significant.

Synonyms

  • important

Antonyms

  • narrow
  • superficial

9. big

adjective. ['ˈbɪg'] conspicuous in position or importance.

Synonyms

  • prominent
  • large

Antonyms

  • bad
  • loser
  • lowercase

10. big

adjective. ['ˈbɪg'] loud and firm.

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