thus


thus

adverb

  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.

adverb

  1. in this mannerdo it thus
  2. to such a degreethus far and no further

sentence connector

  1. thereforeWe have failed. Thus we have to take the consequences

adv.Old English þus “in this way,” related to þæt “that” and this, but the exact connection and Proto-Germanic history are obscure. Cognate with Old Saxon and Old Frisian thus, Middle Dutch and Dutch dus. Colloquial adverb thusly first recorded 1865.

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