Origin of thus
Examples from the Web for thus
Thus, more time is spent organization and obtaining ones free of failings.
Could the (thus far) timid trembling give way to a full-on, grand mal seizure?26 Earthquakes Later, Fracking’s Smoking Gun Is in Texas|James Joiner|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Thus begins an episode of The Mindy Project centered around a guy trying to have butt sex with his girlfriend.Year of the Butt: How the Booty Changed the World in 2014|Kevin Fallon|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thus it attracted a wave of cowboy operators to fly passengers and cargo between cities.
He was not selling “loosies” that day, no cigarettes were found on his person, and thus there was no probable cause in play.
He rebuilt the fortifications of Megiddo, thus securing the control of the network of roads which traversed Southern Syria.
Thus kept he his word to the Earth Mother, and gave her light, that she might see.In the Time That Was|James Frederic Thorne
Thus my memory was really correct; I had merely forgotten the experience to which it referred.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
Thus he became acquainted with a famous singing girl called Tu, whose first name was Mei, or "Elegance."Eastern Shame Girl|Charles Georges Souli
At last he became worn out, and lay quite still, and thus froze fast in the ice.Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2|Charles Dudley Warner
British Dictionary definitions for thus
Word Origin for thus
Word Origin and History for thus
Old English þus "in this way," related to þæt "that" and this, but the exact connection and Proto-Germanic history are obscure. Cognate with Old Saxon and Old Frisian thus, Middle Dutch and Dutch dus. Colloquial adverb thusly first recorded 1865.