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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English thanks, thankes, from Old English þancas (thanks), from Proto-Germanic *þankōs, nominative plural of Proto-Germanic *þankaz (thought, gratitude), from Proto-Indo-European *teng- (to think, feel). More at thank.

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InterjectionEdit

thanks

  1. Used to express appreciation or gratitude.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:thank you
    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. plural of thank

thanks (uncountable)

  1. An expression of gratitude.
    After all I’ve done, a simple acknowledgment is all the thanks I get?
  2. Grateful feelings or thoughts.

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VerbEdit

thanks

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

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English thanks.

InterjectionEdit

thanks

  1. (informal) thanks
    Synonyms: bedankt, dank je, dank u, dank je wel, dank u wel
    Thanks dat je de vaat gisterenavond gedaan had, ik had er zelf geen tijd voor.
    Thanks for doing the dishes yesterday evening, I didn't have time for it myself.