theoretically, the House could impeach and the Senate could convict Bybee for his behavior as an assistant attorney general.
“theoretically, a person could survive in one of the cabins that is above the water line for days,” he said.
And I think more realistically than theoretically, you could perhaps put three guys on the podium if you did it right.
Taking risks to tell the truth is what we theoretically pay these people to do.
Entrance was theoretically open to anyone, from any walk of society—as long as they could pass a very tough examination.
This is not only theoretically true, but the theory is exemplified in the pay roll.
While theoretically supporting this plan she did not commit herself to it.
In some shops, tools are ground to the theoretically correct shape in special machines instead of by hand.
theoretically, it was perfect; in reality there might be some unexpected hitch.
theoretically, the regulations of the United States should have brought much profit to the Federal government.
1610s, from Late Latin theoreticus "of or pertaining to theory," from Greek theoretikos "contemplative, pertaining to theory" (by Aristotle contrasted to praktikos), from theoretos "that may be seen or considered," from theorein "to consider, look at" (see theory). Related: Theoretically.
theoretical the·o·ret·i·cal (thē'ə-rět'ĭ-kəl)
Of, relating to, or based on theory.
Restricted to theory; not practical.