An example of thesis is a research paper on why the United States should legalize marijuana.
Other Word Forms
Origin of thesis
- Latin from Greek from tithenai to put dhē- in Indo-European roots Senses 5 and 6, Middle English from Late Latin lowering of the voice from Greek downbeat
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin thesis, from Ancient Greek θέσις (thesis, “a proposition, a statement, a thing laid down, thesis in rhetoric, thesis in prosody")