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  1. theoreticallyadverb

    in theory; according to the assumed facts

    "on paper the candidate seems promising"

  2. theoreticallyadverb

    in a theoretical manner

    "he worked the problem out theoretically"


  1. theoreticallyadverb

    in theory; on paper

    I haven't tested it, but theoretically it ought to fly.

  2. theoreticallyadverb

    in a theoretical manner

    I solved the problem theoretically rather than practically.


  1. Theoretically

    Theoretically is an album by Tim Berne and Bill Frisell which was released on the Empire label in 1984. It features four compositions by Berne, two by Frisell, and one joint composition.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of theoretically in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of theoretically in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of theoretically in a Sentence

  1. Barack Obama:

    It's true that, theoretically, a future administration could do something that I think would be very damaging, it's not likely politically that they reverse everything that we've done, but it could be ... that some people then end up being in a disadvantageous position.


    Every imagination can become a reality. Besides that, every dream, vision and aspiration can be realized with God, time, passion, courage, hard work, resilience and persistence. Conclusively, that is to say, every so called impossibility can become a possibility and then a reality. For, everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done. ~Emeasoba George

  3. Caleb Alexander:

    To make the case that something is better than nothing is not the law of the land in United States. That's not the evidentiary basis for market access. They have to show substantial evidence of efficacy, and they didn't, you can argue that, theoretically, that this drug should work, but we don't approve drugs on that basis in United States. We do it based on data, not based on theory.

  4. Brett Callow:

    Source code could, theoretically, be copied by other developers or used to create hacks for games, anytime source code gets leaked it's not good.

  5. Kim Jong:

    If he is merely trying to avoid infection, it should theoretically be very easy to release photos or videos of a healthy-looking Kim.

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