How Do You Spell THEORY?

Correct spelling for the English word "theory" is [θ_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ], [θˈi͡əɹɪ], [θˈi‍əɹɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of THEORY

  1. A plan or scheme subsisting in the mind only; abstract knowledge of any art; a proposed explanation: speculation.

Common Misspellings for THEORY

Below is the list of 612 misspellings for the word "theory".

Usage Examples for THEORY

  1. Nothing could have seemed easier in theory, but in practice unexpected difficulties presented themselves. - "A College Girl" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  2. With these I have no quarrel, nor with the religion they teach- in its theory. - "The Gun-Brand" by James B. Hendryx
  3. I had a complete theory about her. - "The Diary of a Man of Fifty" by Henry James
  4. It's all theory, then? - "Unexplored!" by Allen Chaffee