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Meaning of thanks by Wiktionary Dictionary

Thanks


    Thanks

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /θæŋks/, SAMPA: /T{Nks/

    Etymology

    From the Old English þancian ( "to give thanks" ), from P.Gmc. *thankojan, from *thankoz thought, gratitude, from Proto Indo European *tong- to think, feel .

    Interjection

    thanks

    1. Used to express appreciation or gratitude .
      Could you give me a hand, please? — Yes, sure. — Thanks .

    Derived terms

    Noun

    thanks

    1. ( obsolete ) Plural form of thank .
    2. ( plurale tantum ) An expression of gratitude .
      After all I’ve done, a simple acknowledgment is all the thanks I get?
    3. Grateful feelings or thoughts .

    Derived terms



Explanation of thanks by Wordnet Dictionary

Thanks


    Noun
    1. with the help of or owing to

    2. thanks to hard work it was a great success
    3. an acknowledgment of appreciation