Theory, defined

M-W Online: 5 : a plausible or scientifically acceptable general principle or body of principles offered to explain phenomena <wave theory of light>

AHD, 4E: 1. A set of statements or principles devised to explain a group of facts or phenomena, especially one that has been repeatedly tested or is widely accepted and can be used to make predictions about natural phenomena.

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