Definition of 'thank'
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He has coped reasonably well and often thanks me for all my help and support. The Sun (2016)The flurry of records is in part thanks to highly favourable meteorological conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Thank goodness some of the perpetrators have been discovered and their evil plans thwarted. The Sun (2016)The world is a much better place thanks to the brilliant mix of people it has in it. The Sun (2016)Here, a selection of them give their thanks. The Sun (2016)Well, thank you very much for spoiling it for me. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The rooms wear their age well, thanks to cheerful decor; some have hot tubs and pools. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We took time to express publicly our thanks for the service of various members and staff. Christianity Today (2000)But for me the medals are not the main reason to give thanks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Thank goodness for our supply of salad leaves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Managers politely thanked followers for all the tweets. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We want to thank you for helping us make history today. The Sun (2010)One tips to thank for good service. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Thank goodness for a return to quality comedy entertainment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Thank you for helping me understand more about this important religion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What did is that the manager shook my hand and thanked me for expressing my feelings at the till. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He escaped with a par at the fourth thanks in part to a free drop from close to a tree. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She received the present with cool gratitude, and thanked him formally. Cranford (1853)Ghana was much fancied, thanks to its resources and its political and economic stability. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Did very well indeed, thank you very much. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And their proper name is door supervisors, thank you very much. The Sun (2009)The sector has surged back to life, thanks in part to government initiatives. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A few offered not especially sincere thanks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I want to say well done and thank you. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The vibe is especially cosy thanks to sculpted wooden furniture, which has only grown more beautiful with age. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Farewell then, sir, and once more gratitude and thanks. The Children of the New Forest (1847)IT is often hard to know how to say thank you, especially when a genuine sacrifice has been made on your behalf. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'thank'
British English: thank /θæŋk/ VERB
When you thank someone for something, you show that you are grateful to them for it.
I thanked them for their long and loyal service.
- American English: thank
- Arabic: يَشْكُرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: agradecer
- Chinese: 感谢
- Croatian: zahvaliti
- Czech: děkovat
- Danish: takke
- Dutch: bedanken
- European Spanish: agradecer
- Finnish: kiittää
- French: remercier
- German: danken
- Greek: ευχαριστώ
- Italian: ringraziare
- Japanese: 感謝する
- Korean: 감사하다
- Norwegian: takke
- Polish: podziękować
- European Portuguese: agradecer
- Romanian: a mulțumi
- Russian: благодарить
- Spanish: agradecer
- Swedish: tacka tacksamhet
- Thai: ขอบคุณ
- Turkish: teşekkür etmek
- Ukrainian: дякувати
- Vietnamese: cảm ơn
Definition of thank from the Collins English Dictionary
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