What does thesis mean?

Definitions for thesis
ˈθi sɪsthe·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thesis(noun)

    an unproved statement put forward as a premise in an argument

  2. dissertation, thesis(noun)

    a treatise advancing a new point of view resulting from research; usually a requirement for an advanced academic degree

Wiktionary

  1. thesis(Noun)

    A statement supported by arguments.

    Etymology: From thesis, from θέσις

  2. thesis(Noun)

    A written essay submitted for a university degree.

    Etymology: From thesis, from θέσις

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thesis(noun)

    a position or proposition which a person advances and offers to maintain, or which is actually maintained by argument

  2. Thesis(noun)

    hence, an essay or dissertation written upon specific or definite theme; especially, an essay presented by a candidate for a diploma or degree

  3. Thesis(noun)

    an affirmation, or distinction from a supposition or hypothesis

  4. Thesis(noun)

    the accented part of the measure, expressed by the downward beat; -- the opposite of arsis

  5. Thesis(noun)

    the depression of the voice in pronouncing the syllables of a word

  6. Thesis(noun)

    the part of the foot upon which such a depression falls

Freebase

  1. Thesis

    A thesis or dissertation is a document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings. In some countries/universities, the word "thesis" or a cognate is used as part of a bachelor's or master's course, while "dissertation" is normally applied to a doctorate, while in others, the reverse is true. The word dissertation can at times be used to describe a treatise without relation to obtaining an academic degree. The term thesis is also used to refer to the general claim of an essay or similar work.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thesis

    thē′sis, n. a position or that which is set down or advanced for argument: a subject for a scholastic exercise: an essay on a theme:—pl. Theses (thē′sēz).adj. Thet′ic.—adv. Thet′ically. [L.—Gr. ti-thē-mi, I set.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thesis' in Nouns Frequency: #1990

Anagrams for thesis »

  1. heists, shiest, shites

  2. Heists

  3. Shiest

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thesis in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thesis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of thesis in a Sentence

  1. Adam Sarhan:

    I understand the aging demographic thesis for this group, but they're not nearly as liquid as I'd like.

  2. Maxim Behar:

    My global PR revolution thesis will certainly not go down without criticism. The most severe criticism should be expected from the people who don`t know the PR industry. They might say, Revolution? What revolution? Facebook is just out there anyway!

  3. Josh Boykin:

    I think, essentially, their thesis when they made the game was like,' How can we create a space where people feel like people are capable of good and that there is good in the world ?' ring Fit Adventure.

  4. David Feldman:

    The vast majority of experts now either agree with us or accept that there is a strong case for our thesis.

  5. Daniel Katzive:

    The basic thesis that nothing permanently damaging has happened thus far has remained intact.

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