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What does "Theoretical" mean?

Definition

(a.) Pertaining to theory; depending on, or confined to, theory or speculation; speculative; terminating in theory or speculation: not practical; as, theoretical learning; theoretic sciences


Synonyms abstract, pure, academic, a priori, notional, hypothetical, metaphysical, technical, supposed, speculative, conjectural, theoretic, abstractive, supposititious, suppositious, suppositional, hypothetic, theory-based


Example: "Theoretical science" Example: "Theoretical physics" Example: "A theoretical analysis"


Word Family theoretic, theoretically, theoretician, theoreticians