Science Definition

sīəns
sciences
noun
sciences
Such activities restricted to a class of natural phenomena.
The science of astronomy.
American Heritage Medicine
Any specific branch of scientific knowledge, esp. one concerned with establishing and systematizing facts, principles, and methods, as by experiments and hypotheses.
The science of mathematics.
Webster's New World
Systematized knowledge derived from observation, study, and experimentation carried on in order to determine the nature or principles of what is being studied.
Webster's New World
The state or fact of knowledge; knowledge.
Webster's New World
A systematic method or body of knowledge in a given area.
The science of marketing.
American Heritage Medicine
Antonyms:
art
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verb
To cause to become versed in science; to make skilled; to instruct.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Science

Noun

Singular:
science
Plural:
sciences

Origin of Science

  • Middle English knowledge, learning from Old French from Latin scientia from sciēns scient- present participle of scīre to know skei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French science, from Latin scientia (“knowledge"), from sciens, the present participle stem of scire (“know").

    From Wiktionary

  • See scion.

    From Wiktionary

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