Definitions for Thusðʌs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. in the way just indicated; in this way:

    Managed thus, the business will succeed.

  2. in the following manner; so:

    Thus it came to pass that a child was born.

  3. accordingly; consequently.

  4. to this extent or degree:

    thus far.

  5. for instance.

* Usage: See thusly.

Origin of thus:

bef. 900; ME, OE, c. OS thus, MD dus

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frankincense, olibanum, gum olibanum, thus(adverb)

    an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation

  2. therefore, hence, thence, thus, so(adverb)

    (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result

    "therefore X must be true"; "the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"; "we were young and thence optimistic"; "it is late and thus we must go"; "the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted"

  3. thus, thusly, so(adverb)

    in the way indicated

    "hold the brush so"; "set up the pieces thus"; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. thus(adverb)ðʌs

    as a result; = consequently

    The job is dangerous, and thus requires higher pay.

  2. thusðʌs

    in this way

    The oil company started a "green" advertising campaign, thus hoping to influence public opinion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thus(noun)

    the commoner kind of frankincense, or that obtained from the Norway spruce, the long-leaved pine, and other conifers

  2. Thus(adverb)

    in this or that manner; on this wise

  3. Thus(adverb)

    to this degree or extent; so far; so; as, thus wise; thus peaceble; thus bold

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Thus' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #417

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Thus' in Adverbs Frequency: #64

Anagrams of Thus

  1. Huts

  2. STHU

Translations for Thus

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(referring to something mentioned immediately before or after) in this or that way or manner

He spoke thus; Thus, he was able to finish the work quickly.

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