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Definition of Thesis


  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.
  3. An affirmation, or distinction from a supposition or hypothesis.
  4. The accented part of the measure, expressed by the downward beat; -- the opposite of arsis.
  5. The depression of the voice in pronouncing the syllables of a word.
  6. The part of the foot upon which such a depression falls.

Thesis Quotations

When I was going for my graduate degree, I decided I was going to make a feature film as my thesis. That's what I was famous for-that I had my thesis film be a feature film, which was 'You're a Big Boy Now.'
Francis Ford Coppola

Sometimes a scream is better than a thesis.
Manfred Eigen

And this thesis is somewhat connected with general social and political observations, because it establishes the fact that the number of consumers is considerably larger than the number of producers, a fact which exercises a not inconsiderable social and political pressure.
Hjalmar Schacht

My big thesis is that although the world looks messy and chaotic, if you translate it into the world of numbers and shapes, patterns emerge and you start to understand why things are the way they are.
Marcus du Sautoy

Well the basic thesis is that there's a god in heaven who is all powerful who wants to help people. And that - he will answer prayer, and does miraculous things in people's lives. And so I've documented some of these wonderful things.
Pat Robertson
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Thesis Translations

thesis in Afrikaans is stelling
thesis in Dutch is proefschrift, stelling, dissertatie
thesis in German is These
thesis in Hungarian is diplomamunka, diplomaterv, diploma
thesis in Latin is thesis
thesis in Spanish is tesis
thesis in Swedish is tes, avhandling
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