As a verb diploma
As a noun thesis is
a statement supported by arguments.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A document issued by an educational institution testifying that the recipient has earned a degree or has successfully completed a particular course of study.
A statement supported by arguments.
A written essay, especially one submitted for a university degree.
(logic) An affirmation, or distinction from a supposition or hypothesis.
(music) The accented part of the measure, expressed by the downward beat; the opposite of arsis.
(poetry) The depression of the voice in pronouncing the syllables of a word.
(poetry) The part of the metrical foot upon which such a depression falls.
- 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.
* master's thesis
* doctoral thesis