What does thank mean?

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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

How to pronounce thank?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    The best and most awaited slide in MBA presentations is often the 'Thank You' slide that always comes at the end. All MBA's are smart to save their best for last.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Thank you and your crew for outstanding work in defending high value assets in the Strait of Hurmuz, the Red Sea.

  3. The Pope:

    Thank God he said I was a politician because Aristotle defined the human person as 'animal politicus.' So at least I am a human person, as to whether I am a pawn, well, maybe, I don't know. I'll leave that up to your judgment and that of the people.

  4. Ken Griffey Jr.:

    I want to thank my family, my friends, the fans, the Reds, the Chicago White Sox and Seattle Mariners for making this kid’s dream come true.

  5. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti:

    We shouldn't just do things that get us to the next job, we should do things that, long after people remember our names, they say thank God somebody said this building need to be strengthened. We survived that quake.

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