Definition of Thesis. Meaning of Thesis. Synonyms of Thesis

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Definition of Thesis

Thesis
Thesis The"sis, n.; pl. Theses. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to place, set. See Do, and cf. Anathema, Apothecary, Epithet, Hypothesis, Parenthesis, Theme, Tick a cover.] 1. A position or proposition which a person advances and offers to maintain, or which is actually maintained by argument. 2. Hence, an essay or dissertation written upon specific or definite theme; especially, an essay presented by a candidate for a diploma or degree. I told them of the grave, becoming, and sublime deportment they should assume upon this mystical occasion, and read them two homilies and a thesis of my own composing, to prepare them. --Goldsmith. 3. (Logic) An affirmation, or distinction from a supposition or hypothesis. 4. (Mus.) The accented part of the measure, expressed by the downward beat; -- the opposite of arsis. 5. (Pros.) (a) The depression of the voice in pronouncing the syllables of a word. (b) The part of the foot upon which such a depression falls.

Meaning of Thesis from wikipedia

- A thesis (pl.: theses), or dissertation (abbreviated diss.), is a do****ent submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification...
- A thesis statement usually appears in the introductory paragraph of a paper. It offers a concise summary of the main point or claim of the essay, research...
- Weber Thesis can refer to: Rationalization (sociology) (Rationalisation thesis) The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism See also Monopoly on...
- the Church–Turing thesis (also known as com****bility thesis, the Turing–Church thesis, the Church–Turing conjecture, Church's thesis, Church's conjecture...
- The Frontier Thesis, also known as Turner's Thesis or American frontierism, is the argument advanced by historian Frederick Jackson Turner in 1893 that...
- Look up thesis in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A thesis (from Gr**** θέσις, from τίθημι tithemi, I put) is a formal academic work, also known as a...
- The Ghaza or Ghazi thesis (from Ottoman Turkish: غزا, ġazā, "holy war", or simply "raid") is a since discredited historical paradigm first formulated by...
- Marxist theory and Marxian economics, the immiseration thesis, also referred to as emiseration thesis, is derived from Karl Marx's analysis of economic development...
- The conflict thesis is a historiographical approach in the history of science that originated in the 19th century with John William Draper and Andrew ****son...
- Thesis Eleven: Critical Theory and Historical Sociology is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes six issues a year in the field of Sociology...