[ th uhs ]
/ ðʌs /


in the way just indicated; in this way: Stated thus, the problem seems trivial.
in such or the following manner; so: Thus it came to pass.
accordingly; consequently: It is late, and thus you must go.
to this extent or degree: thus far.
as an example; for instance.

Origin of thus

before 900; Middle English, Old English; cognate with Dutch dus

usage note for thus

See thusly. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for thus

/ (ðʌs) /


in this mannerdo it thus
to such a degreethus far and no further

sentence connector

thereforeWe have failed. Thus we have to take the consequences

Word Origin for thus

Old English; related to Old Frisian, Old Saxon thus
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