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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thanksnoun

    an acknowledgment of appreciation

  2. thanksnoun

    with the help of or owing to

    "thanks to hard work it was a great success"

Wiktionary

  1. thanksnoun

    An expression of gratitude.

    After all I've done, a simple acknowledgment is all the thanks I get?

  2. thanksnoun

    Grateful feelings or thoughts.

  3. thanksinterjection

    Used to express appreciation or gratitude.

    Could you give me a hand, please? Yes, sure. Thanks.

  4. Etymology: From the þancian, from þankōnan, from þankaz, from tong-.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Thank, Thanksnoun

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thanks

    of Thank

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. thanks

    Public acknowledgments for gallant actions.

Editors Contribution

  1. thanks

    An expression of appreciation.

    They always said thanks to the lady in the shop as she was so kind and helpful.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Thanks' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2181

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Thanks' in Written Corpus Frequency: #535

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Thanks' in Nouns Frequency: #754

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thanks in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thanks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Thanks in a Sentence

  1. Associated Press:

    California is turning the page on this pandemic, thanks to swift action by the state and the work of Californians who followed public health guidelines and got vaccinated to protect themselves and their communities, with nearly 40 million vaccines administered and among the lowest case rates in the nation, we are lifting the orders that impact Californians on a day-to-day basis while remaining vigilant to protect public health and safety as the pandemic persists.

  2. Jessica Millan Patterson:

    Smash and grab has replaced Christmas shopping in California, thanks to Democrats who have created a culture of theft in San Francisco and across the state. Criminals know there are little or no consequences for their actions. Until Democrats get serious about joining with Republicans to support better policies and public safety officials, surging crime and chaos will continue to be the status quo.

  3. Jim Fassel:

    ( Former Mayor Rudy) Giuliani's office asked me if I would come over and just walk around and shake the hands and tell them that we're supporting all these guys, i went over there three or four days afterward and it was unbelievable. You're standing there and this space is just wide open. I asked them,' What am I going to do ?' They said,' You can cheer them up. People recognize you, you can just support them.' So I did. And it did work. That's how I first got involved with some firemen. Even the ones from out-of-state, mainly some from California recognized me, and I stopped and talked to them. Those guys looked like they hadn't slept in days, they were dirty. I was just saying,' Thanks guys for what you're doing here.' You try to do a little something for them.

  4. Elisabeth Hasselbeck:

    Oftentimes, the most difficult decisions are between two great things, throughout my 14 years working in television, I have never experienced a more positive and thoughtful atmosphere than FOX News Channel, thanks to the strong leadership of( FOX News Chairman CEO) Roger Ailes, who has created the best working environment a woman and mother could ask for. Roger Ailes understanding, compassion, and kindness was exemplified when I shared with Roger Ailes that I am entering into a season where I want to start my day with my children first, and Roger Ailes offered Roger Ailes blessing to do so. With a heart full of gratitude and the peace that God has given me, I am confident that this personal decision is the right one for our family, and we will be joining all of you watching' Fox Friends' each morning as we get ready for school together. In commenting on her announcement, Roger Ailes said :.

  5. Vyacheslav Nikonov:

    It's one of the signs that the wind is blowing in our sails, thanks in large part to Trump, i don't remember any pro-Russian (U.S.) presidents, but I want to remind you that he (Trump) is one of the most pro-Russian politicians at the moment in the United States.

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