Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun theoretical_account

1 sense of theoretical account

Sense 1
model, theoretical account, framework -- (a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process; "the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems")
       => hypothesis, possibility, theory -- (a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena; "a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory"; "he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices")

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