thank


thank
verb
ADVERB
gratefully, heartily, profusely, warmly

He thanked her warmly for the meal.

sincerely

I would like to thank you all most sincerely.

properly
graciously, politely
personally
publicly
VERB + THANK
must, want to, would like to

I wanted to thank him personally.

PREPOSITION
for

I haven't thanked Bill for his present yet.

Thank is used with these nouns as the object: ↑god

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • thank — W2S1 [θæŋk] v [T] [: Old English; Origin: thancian] 1.) to tell someone that you are pleased and grateful for something they have done, or to be polite about it ▪ I haven t had a chance to thank him yet. thank sb for (doing) sth ▪ Did you thank… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thank — [ θæŋk ] verb transitive *** to tell someone that you are grateful for something they have done or given to you: She didn t even thank me. thank someone for something: I just wanted to thank you for the flowers, they re beautiful. thank someone… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • thank — thank; thank·ee; thank·er; thank·ful; thank·less; thank·ful·ness; thank·less·ly; thank·less·ness; thank·ye; un·thank·ful·ness; …   English syllables

  • Thank U — Single par Alanis Morissette extrait de l’album Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie Sortie 13 octobre 1998 Durée 4:19 Genre Rock expérimental For …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thank U — «Thank U» Сингл Аланис Мориссетт из альбома Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie Сторона «Б» «Pollyanna Flower» Выпущен 13 октября 1998 Формат CD Записан …   Википедия

  • thank — ► VERB 1) express gratitude to. 2) ironic blame or hold responsible: you have only yourself to thank. ● thank goodness (or God or heavens) Cf. ↑thank heavens ● thank one s lucky stars Cf. ↑thank one s lucky …   English terms dictionary

  • Thank — Thank, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Thanked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Thanking}.] [AS. [thorn]ancian. See {Thank}, n.] To express gratitude to (anyone) for a favor; to make acknowledgments to (anyone) for kindness bestowed; used also ironically for blame. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thank — hank (th[a^][ng]k), n.; pl. {thanks} (th[a^][ng]ks). [AS. [thorn]anc, [thorn]onc, thanks, favor, thought; akin to OS. thank favor, pleasure, thanks, D. & G. dank thanks, Icel. [thorn][ o]kk, Dan. tak, Sw. tack, Goth. [thorn]agks thanks;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thank U — «Thank U» Sencillo de Alanis Morissette del álbum Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie Lado B Pollyanna Flower Formato CD Single Grabación 1998 Género(s) post …   Wikipedia Español

  • thank — (v.) O.E. þancian to give thanks, from P.Gmc. *thankojan (Cf. O.S. thancon, O.N. þakka, Dan. takke, O.Fris. thankia, M.Du., Ger. danken to thank ), from *thankoz thought, gratitude, from PIE root *tong to think, feel. For sense evolution, Cf. re …   Etymology dictionary

  • thank — [thaŋk] vt. [ME thankien < OE thancian, akin to Ger danken < IE base * tong , to think > THINK1, L tongere, to know] 1. to show or express appreciation or gratitude to, as by saying “thank you” 2. to hold responsible; blame: an ironic… …   English World dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.