Associations to the word «Thesis»


THESIS, noun. A statement supported by arguments.
THESIS, noun. A written essay, especially one submitted for a university degree.
THESIS, noun. (logic) An affirmation, or distinction from a supposition or hypothesis.
THESIS, noun. (music) The accented part of the measure, expressed by the downward beat; the opposite of arsis.
THESIS, noun. (poetry) The depression of the voice in pronouncing the syllables of a word.
THESIS, noun. (poetry) The part of the metrical foot upon which such a depression falls.
THESIS STATEMENT, noun. A sentence in an introduction of an essay, thesis or academic paper which clarifies the main point of the text.
THESIS STATEMENTS, noun. Plural of thesis statement

Dictionary definition

THESIS, noun. An unproved statement put forward as a premise in an argument.
THESIS, noun. A treatise advancing a new point of view resulting from research; usually a requirement for an advanced academic degree.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.