Definition Of theory


a supposition or a system of ideas intended to explain something, especially one based on general principles independent of the thing to be explained.

Darwin's theory of evolution

Example Of theory

  • a theory of education

  • A simple theoretical construct underlies the theory and practice of counterinsurgency warfare.

  • And of course my personal theory on this is that women, who do childbirth after all, can handle a lot more pain.

  • And of course there is the theory that the dinosaurs were wiped out by a mega-tsunami caused by an asteroid.

  • And of course, as the theory of nuclear deterrence ordains, India and Pakistan, being nuclear powers, would never go to war again.

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