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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.

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. Ken Paxton:

    Thanks to the Court of Criminal Appeals’ Stephens v. State decision, Texans will now have to rely on Democrat local officials in blue strongholds to enforce election integrity, we know that will never happen. Not only is the court wrong on the law – in fact, I recently filed a motion for rehearing – but its decision makes it much more likely for the left to steal Texas elections through illegal means.

  2. Philipp Heck:

    Some people think that the star formation rate of the galaxy is constant, but thanks to these grains, we now have direct evidence for a period of enhanced star formation in our galaxy seven billion years ago with samples from meteorites. This is one of the key findings of our study.

  3. Jimmy Johnson:

    I’ve been talking all week, if you’re gonna talk the talk, you gotta walk the walk. Thanks to you guys, y’all did the walkin.

  4. Romualdo Macedo Rodrigues:

    I was desperate. I thought my end was coming. But thanks My God , the boat, God gave me one more chance, i saw it( freezer) wasn't sinking. I jumped( inside it), it fell to one side and kept normal.

  5. Jessica Neuwirth and Carol Jenkins:

    United States, we are finally within reach of true equality for girls and women in the United States, thanks to the voters of Virginia and supporters across the country, in January of 2020, these elected officials will take up ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. They stand a very good chance of becoming the 38th and final state we need to ratify this amendment into the U.S. Constitution.

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