What does thank mean?

Definitions for thank
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word thank.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thank, give thanks(verb)

    express gratitude or show appreciation to

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thank(noun)

    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. Thank(noun)

    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  

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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say thank in sign language?

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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. Donald Trump:

    Now we're sending many of them to sanctuary cities, thank you very much, they ain't too happy about it. I'm proud to tell you that was actually my sick idea.

  2. John Cena:

    I know I’ve been kind of MIA. I’ve just been kind of hiding out but I wanted to reach out to y’all and just thank you for all your love and support, i can’t tell you how much it’s meant to me especially through a really difficult time.

  3. Bond Muir:

    There was just a niggle wondering whether the critics had a point. And at the point Alice said to me 'thank you for making me feel like this again'. It wiped that away completely.

  4. An Air Force veteran:

    It just dawned on me there’s people that strap on a gun every day to protect me and the people I love.It’s a small flag, but it stands for a big' thank you.'.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    You should not thank God only for what he has done for you already. Yes! you should equally thank him in advance for what he is yet to do for you. I mean, dare to thank God in anticipation. Moreover, thank him (God) for your past life, your present life and the future ahead of you. -Emeasoba George

Images & Illustrations of thank

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