Hindi translation of 'theory'
theory /ˈθɪəri ˈथ़िअरी/
Word forms: theories
1. countable noun
A theory is a formal idea or set of ideas intended to explain something.
...Darwin's theory of evolution.
a theory of something
the theory of evolution/relativity
develop/propose/formulate/test/prove/apply a theory
a scientific/evolutionary theory
SIMILAR WORDSprinciple, law, rule
2. countable noun
If you have a theory about something, you have your own opinion about it which you cannot prove but which you think is true.
My theory is that there are too many of us in the city.
3. uncountable noun
The theory of a practical subject or skill is the set of rules and principles that form the basis of it.
नियम या सिद्धांत mn
...the theory and practice of educational management.
You use in theory to say that although something is supposed to be true or to happen in the way stated, it may not in fact be true or happen in that way.
In theory I'm available day and night.
SIMILAR WORDStheoreticallyin practice → see practice
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Example Sentences Including 'theory'
Sooner or later Morello would get involved and he would talk to Morgan and Sally and some kind of theory would be worked out.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
That meant he wasn't investigating her possessions, which tended to confirm her theory that he had been the searcher.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
That's the real test of a theory , son, how much of it you're willing to put in writing.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
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'theory' in Other Languages
- Arabic: نَظَرِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: teoria
- Chinese: 理论
- Croatian: teorija
- Czech: teorie
- Danish: teori
- Dutch: theorie
- European Spanish: teoría
- Finnish: teoria
- French: théorie
- German: Theorie
- Greek: θεωρία
- Italian: teoria
- Japanese: 理論
- Korean: 이론
- Norwegian: teori
- Polish: teoria
- Portuguese: teoria
- Romanian: teorie teorii
- Russian: теория
- Spanish: teoría
- Swedish: teori
- Thai: ทฤษฎี
- Turkish: kuram
- Ukrainian: теорія
- Vietnamese: lý thuyết
Translation of theory from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary