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theorize

[ thee-uh-rahyz, theer-ahyz ]
/ 藞胃i 蓹藢ra瑟z, 藞胃瑟蓹r a瑟z /
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verb (used without object), the路o路rized, the路o路riz路ing.
to form a theory or theories.
verb (used with object), the路o路rized, the路o路riz路ing.
to form a theory or theories about.
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Also especially British, the路o路rise .

Origin of theorize

From the Medieval Latin word the艒riz膩re, dating back to 1630鈥40. See theory, -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM theorize

the路o路ri路za路tion, nounthe路o路riz路er, nouno路ver路the路o路ri路za路tion, nouno路ver路the路o路rize, verb (used without object), o路ver路the路o路rized, o路ver路the路o路riz路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for theorize

theorize

theorise

/ (藞胃瑟蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
(intr) to produce or use theories; speculate

Derived forms of theorize

theorization or theorisation, nountheorizer or theoriser, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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