Associations to the word «Thus»


THUS, adverb. (manner) In this way or manner.
THUS, adverb. (conjunctive) As a result.
THUS, noun. Alternative spelling of thuris
THUS AND SO, noun. (idiomatic) A generic thing; a placeholder name.
THUS AND SO, adjective. (idiomatic) in such a way; in some manner (generic).
THUS AND SOS, noun. Plural of thus and so
THUS AND SUCH, noun. (idiomatic) A placeholder or generic name for something.
THUS AND SUCHES, noun. Plural of thus and such
THUS FAR, adverb. So far, hitherto.

Dictionary definition

THUS, noun. An aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation.
THUS, adverb. (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".
THUS, adverb. In the way indicated; "hold the brush so"; "set up the pieces thus"; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant).

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis