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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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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. field

noun. ['ˈfiːld'] a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed.

Synonyms

  • campus
  • piece of ground
  • firebreak
  • fireguard
  • grainfield
  • lawn
  • rice paddy
  • grounds
  • tract
  • paddy
  • parcel of land
  • curtilage
  • paddy field
  • yard
  • grain field
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • cubic
  • erect
  • thick
  • indirectly

Etymology

  • field (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. field

noun. ['ˈfiːld'] a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought.

Synonyms

  • field of battle
  • piece of ground
  • battlefront
  • front line
  • tract
  • battleground
  • parcel of land
  • front
  • field of honor
  • sector
  • battlefield
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • roughen
  • disconnect
  • unfasten
  • figure

Etymology

  • field (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. field

noun. ['ˈfiːld'] somewhere (away from a studio or office or library or laboratory) where practical work is done or data is collected.

Antonyms

  • stimulating

Etymology

  • field (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. field

noun. ['ˈfiːld'] a branch of knowledge.

Synonyms

  • technology
  • frontier
  • graphology
  • discipline
  • humanities
  • knowledge base
  • engineering
  • communication theory
  • humanistic discipline
  • numerology
  • occultism
  • major
  • ology
  • futuristics
  • theology
  • communications
  • arts
  • allometry
  • applied science
  • domain
  • subject area
  • futurology
  • military science
  • field of study
  • study
  • protology
  • liberal arts
  • divinity
  • escapology
  • science
  • genealogy
  • engineering science
  • subject field
  • scientific discipline
  • bailiwick
  • subject
  • knowledge domain
  • theogony
  • architecture

Antonyms

  • RISC
  • CISC
  • infield
  • outfield

Etymology

  • field (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. field

noun. ['ˈfiːld'] the space around a radiating body within which its electromagnetic oscillations can exert force on another similar body not in contact with it.

Synonyms

  • gravitational field
  • magnetic flux
  • force field
  • radiation field
  • electric field
  • field of force
  • magnetic field
  • flux

Antonyms

  • leave
  • undock
  • masculine
  • antapex

Etymology

  • field (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. field

noun. ['ˈfiːld'] a piece of land prepared for playing a game.

Synonyms

  • scene of action
  • athletic field
  • parcel of land
  • bowling green
  • piece of land
  • piece of ground
  • playing area
  • playing field
  • palaestra
  • football field
  • palestra
  • diamond
  • tract
  • arena
  • ball field
  • bowl
  • sports stadium
  • court
  • stadium
  • gridiron
  • midfield
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • inclined
  • vertical
  • effervescent
  • cheer

Etymology

  • field (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. field

noun. ['ˈfiːld'] a particular environment or walk of life.

Synonyms

  • political sphere
  • land
  • political arena
  • distaff
  • kingdom
  • sphere
  • area
  • arena
  • front
  • orbit
  • realm
  • preserve
  • responsibility
  • environment
  • province
  • domain

Antonyms

  • nadir
  • rear
  • last
  • aft

Etymology

  • field (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. field

noun. ['ˈfiːld'] a particular kind of commercial enterprise.

Synonyms

  • business enterprise
  • commercial enterprise
  • business
  • line of business

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • Romanticism
  • classicism
  • minor

Etymology

  • field (Middle English (1100-1500))
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