What does the word thesis mean?

Usage examples for thesis

  1. So he explains Body, Soul, and Spirit as thesis, antithesis, and synthesis; and the same formula serves to explain Good, Evil, and Free Will; Angels, Devils, and the World. – Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge
  2. They are eager to defend this or that thesis. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  3. The somnambulist arises from his bed in his sleep, and proceeds to prepare a meal or work out a mathematical problem or write a thesis or a letter, or sometimes to describe distant scenes and events transpiring far away. – Telepathy and the Subliminal Self by R. Osgood Mason