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Ways of saying that something is not definitely true - synonyms or related words

in theory

used for saying that something is believed to be true, although it may not be true

to all intents and purposes

used for saying that although something is not exactly true or accurate, the situation is the same as if it were true or accurate

on paper

used for saying that something appears to be true but may not in fact be true

on the face of it

used for saying that something appears to be true but might not be true when you have examined it in more detail

not necessarily


used for saying that you think something that someone said is not always true



used for saying what seems to be true when people do not yet know all the facts of a situation



used for saying that although someone pretends to have one reason for something, there is in fact another reason




used for describing something that you claim to be true but that is possibly false

the jury is (still) out (on)

used for saying that people have not yet decided what they think about someone or something

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