adverb. ['ɛmˈpɪrɪkəli, ɛmˈpɪrɪkli'] in an empirical manner.
- by trial and error
- -ly (English)
- -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- empirical (English)
- -al (English)
Words that Rhyme with Empirically
Example sentences of the word empirically
Economists use a mathematical equation model known as a production function to study production empirically.
Quotes containing the word empirically
1. Philosophy ... is a science, and as such has no articles of faith; accordingly, in it nothing can be assumed as existing except what is either positively given empirically, or demonstrated through indubitable conclusions.
- Arthur Schopenhauer, Parerga and Paralipomena
2. The idea that one can go to the fossil record and expect to empirically recover an ancestor-descendant sequence, be it of species, genera, families, or whatever, has been, and continues to be, a pernicious illusion.
- Gareth J. Nelson