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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for thus and thus

Adverb

thus and thus from Middle English

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about thus and thus

Share thus and thus

Dictionary Entries near thus and thus

Thursday

Thursday Island

thus

thus and thus

Thushi

thusly

thusness

Statistics for thus and thus

Look-up Popularity

Comments on thus and thus

What made you want to look up thus and thus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a knickknack or trinket

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!