What does THANK mean?
Definitions for THANK
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thank, give thanksverb
express gratitude or show appreciation to
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Acknowledgment paid for favour or kindness; expression of gratitude. Thanks is commonly used of verbal acknowledgment, gratitude of real repayment. It is seldom used in the singular.
Etymology: ðancas , Saxon; dancke, Dutch.
The poorest service is repaid with thanks. William Shakespeare.
Happy be Theseus, our renowned duke.
—— Thanks, good Egeus, what’s the news? William Shakespeare.
The fool faith, I have no thank for all my good deed; and they that eat my bread speak evil of me. Ecclus. xx. 16.
He took bread, and gave thanks to God in presence of them all. Acts xxvii. 35.
Thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory. 1 Cor. xv.
Some embrace suits which never mean to deal effectually in them; but they will win a thank, or take a reward. Francis Bacon.
For this to th’ infinitely good we owe
Immortal thanks. John Milton.
Etymology: ðancian , Saxon; dancken, Dutch; thanken, German.
The forlorn soldier, that so nobly fought,
He would have well become this place, and grac’d
The thankings of a king. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.
For your stubborn answer
The king shall know it, and, no doubt, thank you. William Shakespeare.
We thank God always for you. 2 Thes. i. 3.
He was so true a father of his country,
To thank me for defending ev’n his foes,
Because they were his subjects. John Dryden, Spanish Fryar.
Ill fare our ancestor impure,
For this we may thank Adam. John Milton.
Weigh the danger with the doubtful bliss,
And thank yourself, if ought should fall amiss. Dryden.
That Portugal hath yet no more than a suspension of arms; they may thank themselves, because they came so late into the treaty; and, that they came so late, they may thank the whigs, whose false representations they believed. Jonathan Swift.
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a expression of gratitude; an acknowledgment expressive of a sense of favor or kindness received; obligation, claim, or desert, or gratitude; -- now generally used in the plural
to express gratitude to (anyone) for a favor; to make acknowledgments to (anyone) for kindness bestowed; -- used also ironically for blame
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
thangk, v.t. to express gratitude for a favour.—n. (usually in pl.) expression of gratitude for favour received, often elliptically=My thanks to you.—adj. Thank′ful, full of thanks: grateful.—adv. Thank′fully.—n. Thank′fulness.—adj. Thank′less, unthankful: not expressing thanks or favours: not gaining thanks.—adv. Thank′lessly, in a thankless manner: unthankfully.—ns. Thank′lessness, the state of being thankless: ingratitude; Thank′-off′ering, an offering made to express thanks for mercies received; Thanks′giver, one who gives thanks, or acknowledges a favour; Thanks′giving, act of giving thanks: a public acknowledgment of divine goodness and mercy: a day set apart for this, esp. that in the United States on the last Thursday of November: a form of giving thanks, a grace, that form preceding the last two prayers of morning or evening prayer or of the litany—the General Thanksgiving; Thank′worthiness, the state of being thankworthy.—adj. Thank′worthy, worthy of, or deserving, thanks.—n. Thank′-you-ma'am, a ridge or hollow across a road—from the sudden bobbing of the head of a person in a vehicle crossing it. [A.S. thanc, thonc, will, thanks; cog. with Ger. dank; from the root of think.]
To express gratitude.
We do thank all our family when we all share time together, we bring food, share time, laugh, play and enjoy the unity of adults and children united.
Submitted by MaryC on April 19, 2020
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'THANK' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1633
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'THANK' in Written Corpus Frequency: #198
Rank popularity for the word 'THANK' in Verbs Frequency: #173
The numerical value of THANK in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of THANK in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of THANK in a Sentence
We want to thank the court, we tried our best to reach a settlement, which we did not reach, but I think for us it reinforces the desire and the need for an independent arbitrator in these matters of personal conduct.
I never mentioned my sexuality to Warner Bros. at all and they never mentioned it to me, thank God.
I want to thank Milwaukee for believing in me, thank my teammates, they played hard every freaking game. I trusted this team. I wanted to do it here in this city, I wanted to do it with these guys, so I'm happy. I'm happy that we were able to get it done.
I don’t care about the record... now we must get behind Fede( Argentine Federico Delbonis), we’re all a team, i thank all the people who cheered a lot for me.
When I told him that it was 100,000 and we couldn't do any more, he very generously said to me that they were going to help us with the additional 250,000 to what they are going to contribute, so for that I thank him.
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- agrairCatalan, Valencian
- poděkovat, děkovatCzech
- sich bedanken, dankenGerman
- ευγνωμονώ, ευχαριστώGreek
- thoir taing doScottish Gaelic
- शुक्रिया करना, धन्यवाद देनाHindi
- megköszön, köszönHungarian
- gratias agoLatin
- поблагодарить, благодаритьRussian
- poďakovať, ďakovaťSlovak
- ขอบพระคุณ, ขอบคุณ, ขอบใจThai
- teşekkür etmekTurkish
- дякувати, подякуватиUkrainian
- biết ơn, cám ơnVietnamese
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