definition 1: a statement or proposition put forward and supported by proof or argument.
example: It’s an interesting thesis, but you haven’t provided enough evidence to convince me of its validity.
example: Martin Luther put forward the thesis that one can achieve one’s own salvation without the intermediary of a priest.
definition 2: an essay or dissertation, esp. one based on research or critical study, submitted as a requirement for an advanced academic degree.
example: She’s doing research for her Ph.D. thesis in political science.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the noun “thesis” (definition 1)
VERB + thesis: advance ~ , put forward ~ , expound ~ , formulate ~ , support ~ , reject ~ , refute ~ , contradict ~ , defend ~ , examine ~ , elaborate ~ , elaborate on ~
Collocations: Words often used in combination with the noun “thesis” (definition 2)
VERB + thesis: defend ~ , write ~ , submit ~ , revise ~ , prepare ~ , complete ~ , sponsor ~ , supervise ~ , examine ~ , approve ~