thus

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
thus /ðʌs/USA pronunciation   adv. 
  1. in the way just indicated;
    in this way:Managed thus, the business will succeed.
  2. accordingly; as a result;
    for this reason:Your interest rates will go down;
    thus, you'll save money.
  3. to this extent or degree:thus far.
  4. as an example;
    for instance.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
thus (ᵺus), 
adv. 
  1. in the way just indicated;
    in this way:Stated thus, the problem seems trivial.
  2. in such or the following manner; so:Thus it came to pass.
  3. accordingly;
    consequently:It is late, and thus you must go.
  4. to this extent or degree:thus far.
  5. as an example;
    for instance.
Etymology:bef. 900;
Middle English, Old English;
cognate with Dutch dus
See thusly. 

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

thus /ðʌs/ adv
  1. in this manner: do it thus
  2. to such a degree: thus far and no further
sentence connector
  1. therefore: We have failed. Thus we have to take the consequences
Etymology: Old English; related to Old Frisian, Old Saxon thus



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