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[せつ()]
setsu
noun, noun, used as a suffix

English Meaning(s) for 説

noun, noun, used as a suffix
  1. theory

Definition and Synonyms for 説

Theory a belief that can guide behavior
Synonyms: セオリー, 理屈, 理論,
Theory a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world
Synonyms: セオリー, 体系, 公理, 原理, 学説, 定理, 理論,
Theory an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
Synonyms: セオリー, 体系, 公理, 原理, 学説, 定理, 理論,

Meanings for each kanji in 説

rumor; opinion; theory Kanji Details »

Categories 説 is a member of

Explanation thought that makes something comprehensible
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Belief any cognitive content held as true
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Sample Sentences for 説

There is no reasoning.
Copernicus proposed the idea that the Earth travels around the Sun.
"The Gettysburg Address" is a concise speech.
"Novels? I hate novels." Oh muse, forgive her blasphemy.
There are many theories about the sudden extinction of the dinosaurs, but the real cause still remains anyone's guess.

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