thus

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adverb thəs\

Definition of thus

  1. 1 :  in this or that manner or way described it thus

  2. 2 :  to this degree or extent :  so thus far

  3. 3 :  because of this or that :  hence, consequently

  4. 4 :  as an example

Examples of thus in a Sentence

  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 and Etymology of thus

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old Saxon thus thus


THUS Defined for English Language Learners

thus

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adverb

Definition of thus for English Language Learners

  • : in this way or manner : like this

  • : by so doing

  • : because of this


THUS Defined for Kids

thus

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adverb thəs\

Definition of thus for Students

  1. 1 :  in this or that way It was thus that … some of the villagers spoke of Min … — Linda Sue Park, A Single Shard

  2. 2 :  to this degree or extent :  so It's a mild winter thus far.

  3. 3 :  because of this or that :  therefore He worked hard and thus succeeded.



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