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thus

 (thŭs)
adv.
1. In this manner: Lay the pieces out thus. See Usage Note at thusly.
2. To a stated degree or extent; so.
3. Therefore; consequently: Thus it was necessary for me to resign.
4. For example: Few of the nation's largest cities are state capitals; thus neither New York nor Chicago is the seat of its state's government.

[Middle English, from Old English; see to- in Indo-European roots.]
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thus

(ðʌs)
adv
1. in this manner: do it thus.
2. to such a degree: thus far and no further.
sentence connector
therefore: We have failed. Thus we have to take the consequences.
[Old English; related to Old Frisian, Old Saxon thus]
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thus

(ðʌs)

adv.
1. in the way just indicated; in this way: Managed thus, the business will succeed.
2. in the following manner; so: Thus it came to pass that a child was born.
3. accordingly; consequently.
4. to this extent or degree: thus far.
5. for instance.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English, c. Old Saxon thus, Middle Dutch dus]
usage: See thusly.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thus - an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African treesthus - an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation
gum - any of various substances (soluble in water) that exude from certain plants; they are gelatinous when moist but harden on drying
Adv.1.thus - (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result; "therefore X must be true"; "the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"; "we were young and thence optimistic"; "it is late and thus we must go"; "the witness is biased and so cannot be trusted"
2.thus - in the way indicated; "hold the brush so"; "set up the pieces thus"; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant)
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thus

adverb
1. therefore, so, hence, consequently, accordingly, for this reason, ergo, on that account women's access to the basic means of production, and thus to political power
2. in this way, so, like this, as follows, like so, in this manner, in this fashion, to such a degree She explained her mistake thus.
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Translations
في هذه الطَّريقَه
taktakhletakto
dennelundesåledes
tiel
asíde esta manerapor lo tantotal
näinniinsitentäten
ily módon
òannig, meî òví móti, á òann hátt
そしてそれだから
itasic
taip
tādā veidātādējādi
tako

thus

[ðʌs] ADV (= in this way) → así, de este modo; (= as a result) → por eso, así que, de modo que
he withdrew from the competition, thus allowing his rival to winse retiró de la competición, así que or de modo que ganó su rival
thus it is thatasí es que ..., es por eso que ...
thus, when he got homeasí que, cuando llegó a casa ...
thus farhasta ahora or aquí
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thus

[ˈðʌs] adv
(= therefore) → donc
(= in this way) → ainsi
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thus

adv
(= in this way)so, auf diese Art; you must hold it thusSie müssen das so halten; thus it was that …so kam es, dass …
(= consequently)folglich, somit
(+ptp or adj) reassured, encouraged etcsolchermaßen (geh), → derart (geh); thus farso weit; thus far and no furtherso weit und keinen Schritt weiter
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thus

[ðʌs] adv (frm) (in this way) → così; (as a result) → perciò
thus far → fino ad ora
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thus

(ðas) adverb
(referring to something mentioned immediately before or after) in this or that way or manner. He spoke thus; Thus, he was able to finish the work quickly.
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