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empirically : Related Words Words similar in meaning to empirically

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A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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through_empirical_observation

  • adverb in an empirical manner
    by trial and error; empirically.
    • this can be empirically tested

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experiential

  • adjective relating to or resulting from experience
    • a personal, experiential reality
  • adjective satellite derived from experience or the experience of existence
    existential.
    • the rich experiential content of the teachings of the older philosophers"- Benjamin Farrington
    • formal logicians are not concerned with existential matters"- John Dewey

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verifiable

  • adjective satellite capable of being verified
    • a verifiable account of the incident
  • adjective satellite capable of being tested (verified or falsified) by experiment or observation
    confirmable; falsifiable.

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semiempirical

  • adjective satellite relying to some extent on observation or experiment

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through

  • adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
    done; through with.
    • certain to make history before he's done
    • it's a done deed
    • after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
    • almost through with his studies
  • adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
    • a through street
    • a through bus
    • through traffic

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semiempirical

  • adjective satellite relying to some extent on observation or experiment

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by_trial_and_error

  • adverb in an empirical manner
    through empirical observation; empirically.
    • this can be empirically tested

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observational

  • adjective satellite relying on observation or experiment
    data-based; experimental.
    • experimental results that supported the hypothesis

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based

  • adjective satellite having a base
    • firmly based ice
  • verb use as a basis for; found on
    found; base; establish; ground.
    • base a claim on some observation

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verify

  • verb confirm the truth of
    • Please verify that the doors are closed
    • verify a claim
  • verb check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
    control.
    • Are you controlling for the temperature?

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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empiricism

  • noun (philosophy) the doctrine that knowledge derives from experience
    sensationalism; empiricist philosophy.
  • noun the application of empirical methods in any art or science

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by

  • adverb so as to pass a given point
    past.
    • every hour a train goes past
  • adverb in reserve; not for immediate use
    away; aside.
    • started setting aside money to buy a car
    • put something by for her old age
    • has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day

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empirically

  • adverb in an empirical manner
    through empirical observation; by trial and error.
    • this can be empirically tested

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a_posteriori

  • adjective involving reasoning from facts or particulars to general principles or from effects to causes
    • a posteriori demonstration
  • adjective satellite requiring evidence for validation or support

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scientific_method

  • noun a method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses

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data-based

  • adjective satellite relying on observation or experiment
    observational; experimental.
    • experimental results that supported the hypothesis

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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confirmable

  • adjective satellite capable of being tested (verified or falsified) by experiment or observation
    verifiable; falsifiable.

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scientific

  • adjective of or relating to the practice of science
    • scientific journals
  • adjective conforming with the principles or methods used in science
    • a scientific approach

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trial-and-error

  • adjective satellite trying out various means or theories until error is satisfactorily reduced or eliminated
    • he argued that all learning is a trial-and-error process that resembles biological evolution
  • adjective satellite relating to solving problems by experience rather than theory
    • they adopted a trial-and-error procedure

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empiric

  • adjective relying on medical quackery
    empirical.
    • empiric treatment
  • adjective derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
    empirical.
    • an empirical basis for an ethical theory
    • empirical laws
    • empirical data
    • an empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known

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data

  • noun a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
    information.
    • statistical data
  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    data point; datum.

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falsifiable

  • adjective satellite capable of being tested (verified or falsified) by experiment or observation
    confirmable; verifiable.

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observation

  • noun the act of making and recording a measurement
  • noun the act of observing; taking a patient look
    observance; watching.

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posteriori

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empirical

  • adjective derived from experiment and observation rather than theory
    empiric.
    • an empirical basis for an ethical theory
    • empirical laws
    • empirical data
    • an empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known
  • adjective relying on medical quackery
    empiric.
    • empiric treatment

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experience

  • noun the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
    • a man of experience
    • experience is the best teacher
  • noun the content of direct observation or participation in an event
    • he had a religious experience
    • he recalled the experience vividly

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trial

  • noun the act of testing something
    test; run.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial
  • noun trying something to find out about it
    test; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain

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error

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun inadvertent incorrectness
    erroneousness.

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existential

  • adjective satellite derived from experience or the experience of existence
    experiential.
    • the rich experiential content of the teachings of the older philosophers"- Benjamin Farrington
    • formal logicians are not concerned with existential matters"- John Dewey
  • adjective of or as conceived by existentialism
    • an existential moment of choice

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experimental

  • adjective relating to or based on experiment
    • experimental physics
  • adjective satellite relying on observation or experiment
    observational; data-based.
    • experimental results that supported the hypothesis

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