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thanks

EnglishEdit

Thanks

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EtymologyEdit

From the Old English þancian (to give thanks), from Proto-Germanic *þankōną, from Proto-Germanic *þankaz (thought, gratitude), from Proto-Indo-European *teng- (to think, feel).

InterjectionEdit

thanks

  1. Used to express appreciation or gratitude.
    Could you give me a hand, please? — Yes, sure. — Thanks.
    • ~1595, Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 5, scene 1
      Thanks, courteous wall: Jove shield thee well for this!

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NounEdit

thanks

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

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VerbEdit

thanks

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of thank