thus and thus

adverb
variants: or thus and so

Definition of thus and thus

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: in the manner explained especially in detail : in this or that way

thus and thus

noun
variants: or thus and so

Definition of thus and thus (Entry 2 of 2)

: an unspecified member of a group usually not of persons : any one of several or of several possibilities

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Adverb

thus and thus from Middle English

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“Thus and thus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thus%20and%20thus. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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