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

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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