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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.

ChatGPT

  1. Thanks

    "Thanks" is a term used to express gratitude or appreciation towards someone or something for an action, gift, or favor. It is a way to acknowledge and show gratefulness for the kindness or assistance received.

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. Iman Chamoun:

    But we are Christians, despite everything we give thanks to God.

  2. Nicky Newton-King:

    Comrade Malema, thanks for making the effort to come. South Africa has taken notice.

  3. Kahlil Gibran:

    Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.

  4. Noel Lenski:

    Thanks to this new geomagnetic survey, we have learned that the space encircled by the citys walls was fully developed and that its population was large enough even to spill beyond the citys walls, just as importantly, this was happening in a period long thought to be characterized by urban decline and demographic collapse.

  5. Mark Hamill about his Hollywood:

    Thanks, Bill. It would n’t be as special without a classic Shatner-burn from you ! Live Long, But Get Lost.

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