What does Thus mean?

Definitions for Thusðʌs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Thus.

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)

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thus

    thus, adv. in this or that manner: to this degree or extent.—n. Thus′ness, state of being thus.—adv. Thus′wise, in this manner. [A.S. ðus, prob. ðýs, instrumental case of ðes, this.]

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thus in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Foodi S. M.:

    Obama wins, thus goodness wins.

  2. Confucius:

    Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.

  3. Artemus Ward:

    Why is this thus What is the reason for this thusness

  4. Octavio Paz:

    We are condemned to kill time, thus we die bit by bit.

  5. Artemus Ward:

    Why is this thus? What is the reason for this thusness?

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