From Latin theoria, from Ancient Greek θεωρία (theōría, “contemplation, speculation, a looking at, things looked at”), from θεωρέω (theōréō, “to look at, view, consider, examine”), from θεωρός (theōrós, “spectator”), from θέα (théa, “view”) + ὁράω (horáō, “to see, to look”).
théorie f (plural théories)
- (archaic) solemn or sacred procession or embassy, especially in ancient Greece
- (archaic) procession; group of people moving in single file; a row, line
- → Romanian: teorie