science (draft)

noun \ ˈsī-ən(t)s \

Definition of science

  1. : the state of knowing : knowledge as distinguished from ignorance or misunderstanding

  2. a : a department of systematized knowledge as an object of study the science of theology b : something (such as a sport or technique) that may be studied or learned like systematized knowledge have it down to a science

  3. a : knowledge or a system of knowledge covering general truths or the operation of general laws especially as obtained and tested through scientific method b : such knowledge or such a system of knowledge concerned with the physical world and its phenomena : natural science

  4. : a system or method reconciling practical ends with scientific laws cooking is both a science and an art

  5. capitalized : christian science

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