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 Dictionary entry overview: What does theoretically mean? 

  The adverb THEORETICALLY has 2 senses:

1. according to the assumed facts
2. in a theoretical manner

  Familiarity information: THEORETICALLY used as an adverb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1theoretically [BACK TO TOP]


According to the assumed facts


in theory; theoretically; on paper

Context example:

on paper the candidate seems promising

Sense 2theoretically [BACK TO TOP]


In a theoretical manner

Context example:

he worked the problem out theoretically


empirically (in an empirical manner)


theoretical (concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations)

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