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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frankincense, olibanum, gum olibanum, thusadverb

    an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation

  2. therefore, hence, thence, thus, soadverb

    (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result

    "therefore X must be true"; "the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"; "we were young and thence optimistic"; "it is late and thus we must go"; "the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted"

  3. thus, thusly, soadverb

    in the way indicated

    "hold the brush so"; "set up the pieces thus"; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thusnoun

    the commoner kind of frankincense, or that obtained from the Norway spruce, the long-leaved pine, and other conifers

  2. Thusadverb

    in this or that manner; on this wise

  3. Thusadverb

    to this degree or extent; so far; so; as, thus wise; thus peaceble; thus bold

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thus

    thus, adv. in this or that manner: to this degree or extent.—n. Thus′ness, state of being thus.—adv. Thus′wise, in this manner. [A.S. ðus, prob. ðýs, instrumental case of ðes, this.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thus' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #417

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'thus' in Adverbs Frequency: #64

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thus in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of thus in a Sentence

  1. Ben Chang:

    Princeton University contested the OFCCP's allegation because Princeton University was based on a flawed statistical model that grouped all full professors together regardless of department and thus bore no resemblance to how Princeton University actually hires, evaluates, and compensates Princeton University faculty.

  2. Chris Gabehart:

    I just can’t think of a better place to win, certainly our team has been really capable all year long. Every metric other than the win column has been astounding for our team. It’s really been our best year together thus far. You stay up front as much as we have, the wins are going to finally come. They’re coming at the right time.

  3. John Kirby:

    It's rare that a president inadvertently makes public classified information, but if he did, it could then be considered declassified, even then, however, there is typically an inter-agency discussion about that. It's not like a magic wand is waved and it becomes thus.

  4. A Bartlett Giamatti:

    Far better to think historically, to remember the lessons of the past. Thus, far better to conceive of power as consisting in part of the knowledge of when not to use all the power you have. Far better to be one who knows that if you reserve the power not to use all your power, you will lead others far more successfully and well.

  5. Tamas Varga:

    Markets are worried that a Greek debt default could hit European economic growth and thus fuel demand, capital controls are not bullish for the economy, and not bullish for oil. How much can you spend on gasoline if you can't withdraw more than 60 euros a day?

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