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1. empirical

adjective. ['ˌɛmˈpɪrɪkəl'] derived from experiment and observation rather than theory.

Synonyms

  • experiential
  • falsifiable
  • verifiable
  • empiric
  • observational
  • semiempirical
  • trial-and-error
  • experimental
  • existential
  • a posteriori
  • confirmable

Antonyms

  • subjective
  • algorithmic
  • analytic
  • a priori

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • empiric (English)
  • empirique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word empirical-research


1. Noun Phrase
Lyell took a secular approach to conducting empirical research, analyzing data and testing theories.

2. Noun Phrase
Evidence-based policing is the application of empirical research to police procedures.

2. empirical

adjective. ['ˌɛmˈpɪrɪkəl'] relying on medical quackery.

Antonyms

  • hypothetical

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • empiric (English)
  • empirique (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. research

noun. ['riːˈsɝːtʃ, ˈriːsɝtʃ'] systematic investigation to establish facts.

Synonyms

  • investigating
  • probe
  • microscopy
  • market research
  • scientific research
  • field work
  • research project
  • investigation
  • operations research

Antonyms

  • divergent thinking
  • unbelief
  • inactivity

4. research

noun. ['riːˈsɝːtʃ, ˈriːsɝtʃ'] a search for knowledge.

Synonyms

  • empirical research
  • heraldry
  • probe
  • inquiry
  • problem solving
  • experimentation
  • canvass
  • enquiry
  • public opinion poll
  • opinion poll
  • investigation
  • nature study
  • experiment

5. research

verb. ['riːˈsɝːtʃ, ˈriːsɝtʃ'] attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner.

Synonyms

  • look into
  • refer
  • look up
  • investigate

6. research

verb. ['riːˈsɝːtʃ, ˈriːsɝtʃ'] inquire into.

Synonyms

  • prospect
  • beat about
  • google
  • explore
  • look into
  • cast around
  • search
  • mapquest
  • cast about
  • investigate
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