Definition of thesis:
- A position or proposition which a person advances and offers to maintain, or which is actually maintained by argument.
- An affirmation, or distinction from a supposition or hypothesis.
- Hence, an essay or dissertation written upon specific or definite theme; especially, an essay presented by a candidate for a diploma or degree.
- The accented part of the measure, expressed by the downward beat; - the opposite of arsis.
- The depression of the voice in pronouncing the syllables of a word.
- The part of the foot upon which such a depression falls.
outline, instruction, presupposition, words, treatise, clarification, meditation, proposition, interpretation, contestation, supposition, paper, monograph, explanation, theory, postulate, reason, gloss.
- dissertation (part of speech: noun)
topic (part of speech: noun)
- "In the Heart of a Fool", William Allen White.
" Too bad," he said with a laugh, " that knocks me out of the pleasure of maintaining my thesis that the founder of the Christian religion didn't believe in indissoluble marriage, but, on the contrary, in divorce if such couldn't be avoided."- "Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess", Henry W. Fischer.
- "The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference", Emile Joseph Dillon.