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thesis

THE'SIS, n. [L. thesis; Gr. a position, to set.]

1. A position or proposition which a person advances and offers to maintain, or which is actually maintained by argument; a theme; a subject.

2. In logic, every proposition may be divided into thesis and hypothesis. Thesis contains the thing affirmed or denied, and hypothesis the conditions of the affirmation or negation.



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THE'SIS, n. [L. thesis; Gr. a position, to set.]

1. A position or proposition which a person advances and offers to maintain, or which is actually maintained by argument; a theme; a subject.

2. In logic, every proposition may be divided into thesis and hypothesis. Thesis contains the thing affirmed or denied, and hypothesis the conditions of the affirmation or negation.

THE'SIS, n. [L. thesis; Gr. θεσις, a position, from τιθημι, to set.]

  1. A position or proposition which a person advances and offers to maintain, or which is actually maintained by argument; a theme; a subject.
  2. In logic, every proposition may be divided into thesis and hypothesis. Thesis contains the thing affirmed or denied, and hypothesis the conditions of the affirmation or negation. Cyc.
  3. In music, the unaccented part of the measure, which the Greeks expressed by the downward beat.

The"sis
  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. 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.

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Thesis

THE'SIS, noun [Latin thesis; Gr. a position, to set.]

1. A position or proposition which a person advances and offers to maintain, or which is actually maintained by argument; a theme; a subject.

2. In logic, every proposition may be divided into thesis and hypothesis. thesis contains the thing affirmed or denied, and hypothesis the conditions of the affirmation or negation.

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