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Meaning of THUS

Pronunciation:  dhus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation
  2. [adv]  (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"
  3. [adv]  in the way indicated; "hold the brush so"; "set up the pieces thus"; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant)
 

THUS is a 4 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: frankincense, gum olibanum, hence, olibanum, so, thence, therefore, thusly
 
 See Also: gum

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Thus\, n. [L. thus, better tus, frankincense. See
    {Thurible}.]
    The commoner kind of frankincense, or that obtained from the
    Norway spruce, the long-leaved pine, and other conifers.
    
    
  2. \Thus\ ([th]us), adv. [OE. thus, AS. [eth]us; akin to
    OFries. & OS. thus, D. dus, and E. that; cf. OHG. sus. See
    {That}.]
    1. In this or that manner; on this wise.
    
             Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded
             him, so did he.                       --Gen. vi. 22.
    
             Thus God the heaven created, thus the earth.
                                                   --Milton.
    
    2. To this degree or extent; so far; so; as, thus wise; thus
       peaceble; thus bold. --Shak.
    
             Thus far extend, thus far thy bounds. --Milton.
    
    
 

 

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