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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.]

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]

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.
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)

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.
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

thus

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

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

thus

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

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.
References in classic literature ?
High on a Throne of Royal State, which far Outshon the wealth of ORMUS and of IND, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showrs on her Kings BARBARIC Pearl & Gold, Satan exalted sat, by merit rais'd To that bad eminence; and from despair Thus high uplifted beyond hope, aspires Beyond thus high, insatiate to pursue Vain Warr with Heav'n, and by success untaught His proud imaginations thus displaid.
From this descent Celestial vertues rising, will appear More glorious and more dread then from no fall, And trust themselves to fear no second fate: Mee though just right, and the fixt Laws of Heav'n Did first create your Leader, next, free choice, With what besides, in Counsel or in Fight, Hath bin achievd of merit, yet this loss Thus farr at least recover'd, hath much more Establisht in a safe unenvied Throne Yeilded with full consent.
Who but felt of late When the fierce Foe hung on our brok'n Rear Insulting, and pursu'd us through the Deep, With what compulsion and laborious flight We sunk thus low?
But at last his heart changed,--and rising one morning with the rosy dawn, he went before the sun, and spake thus unto it:
The saint answered: "I make hymns and sing them; and in making hymns I laugh and weep and mumble: thus do I praise God.
And thus they parted from one another, the old man and Zarathustra, laughing like schoolboys.
Thus, a habit is a habit of something, knowledge is knowledge of something, attitude is the attitude of something.
Thus virtue has a contrary, vice, these both being relatives; knowledge, too, has a contrary, ignorance.
Thus, by knowledge we mean knowledge the knowable; by the knowable, that which is to be apprehended by knowledge; by perception, perception of the perceptible; by the perceptible, that which is apprehended by perception.
Now, now, for sure, deliverance is at hand; The kingdom shall to Israel be restored:' Thus we rejoiced, but soon our joy is turned Into perplexity and new amaze.
Bees will act like a camel-hair pencil, and it is quite sufficient just to touch the anthers of one flower and then the stigma of another with the same brush to ensure fertilisation; but it must not be supposed that bees would thus produce a multitude of hybrids between distinct species; for if you bring on the same brush a plant's own pollen and pollen from another species, the former will have such a prepotent effect, that it will invariably and completely destroy, as has been shown by Gartner, any influence from the foreign pollen.
If several varieties of the cabbage, radish, onion, and of some other plants, be allowed to seed near each other, a large majority, as I have found, of the seedlings thus raised will turn out mongrels: for instance, I raised 233 seedling cabbages from some plants of different varieties growing near each other, and of these only 78 were true to their kind, and some even of these were not perfectly true.