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THESIS (theses)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does thesis mean? 

THESIS (noun)
  The noun THESIS has 2 senses:

1. an unproved statement put forward as a premise in an argument
2. a treatise advancing a new point of view resulting from research; usually a requirement for an advanced academic degree

  Familiarity information: THESIS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


THESIS (noun)


Sense 1thesis [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An unproved statement put forward as a premise in an argument

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("thesis" is a kind of...):

assumption; premise; premiss (a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn)


Sense 2thesis [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A treatise advancing a new point of view resulting from research; usually a requirement for an advanced academic degree

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

dissertation; thesis

Hypernyms ("thesis" is a kind of...):

treatise (a formal exposition)


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