Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) A thesis is a main idea or argument that is developed or explained. (noun) A thesis is a long paper that university students at the masters or doctoral level write.

Examples: (noun) His thesis is about where human morality comes from. (noun) She’s writing her thesis on the effects of TV on children. (noun) I finished my coursework and have been working on my thesis for about a year now.

Synonyms: nouns: dissertation. belief, hypothesis, theory.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 7 B