Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb theorize

3 senses of theorize

Sense 1
speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose -- (to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds; "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps")
       => expect, anticipate -- (regard something as probable or likely; "The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow")

Sense 2
theorize -- (construct a theory about; "Galileo theorized the motion of the stars")
       => reason -- (think logically; "The children must learn to reason")

Sense 3
theorize -- (form or construct theories; "he thinks and theorizes all day")
       => reason -- (think logically; "The children must learn to reason")

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