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thus

adverb \ˈthəs\

: in this way or manner : like this

: by so doing

: because of this

Full Definition of THUS

1
:  in this or that manner or way <described it thus>
2
:  to this degree or extent :  so <thus far>
3
:  because of this or that :  hence, consequently
4
:  as an example
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Examples of THUS

  1. The judge expressed it thus: Our obligation is to discover the truth.
  2. This detergent is highly concentrated and thus you will need to dilute it.

Origin of THUS

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old Saxon thus thus
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with THUS

THUS Defined for Kids

thus

adverb \ˈthəs\

Definition of THUS for Kids

1
:  in this or that way <It was thus that … some of the villagers spoke of Min … — Linda Sue Park, A Single Shard>
2
:  to this degree or extent :  so <It's a mild winter thus far.>
3
:  because of this or that :  therefore <He worked hard and thus succeeded.>

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