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

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca