What does thank mean?

Definitions for thank
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thank, give thanksverb

    express gratitude or show appreciation to

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thanknoun

    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

  2. Thanknoun

    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

  1. Thank

    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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. thank

    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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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thank' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1633

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thank' in Written Corpus Frequency: #198

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thank' in Verbs Frequency: #173

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thank in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thank in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of thank in a Sentence

  1. Petra Martic:

    It didnt look good at times, but thank God I stayed there and it paid off.

  2. Daniel Alfredsson:

    I never believed my career entitled me to any special treatment, bibi( Alfredsson's wife) and I both agreed this was the right thing to do and give us a chance to say thank you to the people and fans of Ottawa.

  3. Jamie Lynn:

    Time doesn't matter, and seems to blur together when you're waiting for your daughter to wake up, and a day could be a week, and you wouldn't notice, because you're fighting for what you love. For obvious reasons, I put everything with my work life on hold, till I knew my little girl was more [than OK]. now, more [than] ever, I realize how important it is to only put your time into things that matter, and I can't wait to get back to my music. Now, that my baby girl is better- I can't wait to make her proud. She is my everything. I want to thank you all for your patience, and prayers as we worked through this hard time.

  4. Ashraf Ghani:

    You stood shoulder to shoulder with us and I'd like to say, 'thank you.' I would also like to thank the American taxpayer for his and her hard-earned dollars.

  5. Stephanie Grisham:

    As you know, she went with the president on both trips to Texas to visit with and thank first responders, donate goods and serve food at a shelter, help pass out boxes at a distribution center, and visit a neighborhood that was impacted by the storm.

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