To see Multiple Meanings of
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Multiple Meanings
thesis — as in:  the thesis of her editorial

Her thesis is that efficiencies gained through competition outweigh the costs of profit.
an unproved statement put forward as a premise in an argument
thesis — as in:  her Master’s thesis

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan’s undergraduate thesis was a detailed history of the rise and fall of New York’s Socialist Party in the early 20th Century.
a formal and lengthy research paper advancing a new point of view — usually a requirement for an advanced academic degree

A comprehensive dictionary will have more specialized definitions of thesis that are used in such areas as music, poetry, and philosophy.
Home . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading