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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thanks(noun)

    an acknowledgment of appreciation

  2. thanks(noun)

    with the help of or owing to

    "thanks to hard work it was a great success"

Wiktionary

  1. thanks(Noun)

    An expression of gratitude.

    After all I've done, a simple acknowledgment is all the thanks I get?

    Etymology: From the þancian, from þankōnan, from þankaz, from tong-.

  2. thanks(Noun)

    Grateful feelings or thoughts.

    Etymology: From the þancian, from þankōnan, from þankaz, from tong-.

  3. thanks(Interjection)

    Used to express appreciation or gratitude.

    Could you give me a hand, please? u2014 Yes, sure. u2014 Thanks.

    Etymology: From the þancian, from þankōnan, from þankaz, from tong-.

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  

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

How to pronounce thanks?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Cathie Wood:

    Thanks to web-enabled services like Zipcar, Uber and Lyft, household vehicles are beginning to feel like the stranded assets they are : high in cost but utilised on average only 4 percent of the time in a 24-hour day.

  2. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez:

    Read MoreOfficers arrest possible serial's possible he was casing the neighborhood in search of his next victim, so thanks to the alert work of that citizen and swift action, we were able to get involved.

  3. Jean Genet:

    We know that their adventures are childish. They themselves are fools. They are ready to kill or be killed over a card-game in which an opponent -- or they themselves -- was cheating. Yet, thanks to such fellows, tragedies are possible.

  4. Ingo Speich:

    Growth chances have improved thanks to the merger.

  5. Matthew Vadum:

    Voter fraud is relatively easy to commit thanks to the Clinton era “Motor-Voter” law that forces welfare offices to register voters while at the same time forbidding officials from demanding proof of U.S. citizenship. Marxists Richard Cloward and Frances Fox Piven were instrumental in the passage of the law by Congress. Cloward didn't care about fraud. "It's better to have a little bit of fraud than to leave people off the rolls who belong there," he said, spouting a false dichotomy.

Images & Illustrations of thanks

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