thus


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to thus: thus far
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • adv
  • noun

Synonyms for thus

therefore

Synonyms

in this way

Synonyms

  • in this way
  • so
  • like this
  • as follows
  • like so
  • in this manner
  • in this fashion
  • to such a degree

Synonyms for thus

an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees

(used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result

in the way indicated

Synonyms

References in classic literature ?
Thus Providence, by the means of this Negro, saved the whole of the poor family from destruction.
On th' other side up rose BELIAL, in act more graceful and humane; A fairer person lost not Heav'n; he seemd For dignity compos'd and high exploit: But all was false and hollow; though his Tongue Dropt Manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest Counsels: for his thoughts were low; To vice industrious, but to Nobler deeds Timorous and slothful: yet he pleas'd the eare, And with perswasive accent thus began.
Thus the world assumed another and a better aspect from the hour that the poet blessed it with his happy eyes.
The terrible spear went through his gleaming shield, and pressed onward through his cuirass of cunning workmanship; it pierced the shirt against his side, but he swerved and thus saved his life.
Cromwell has thus allowed us more than ten times to penetrate into his very soul, when one would have conceived that soul to be enveloped in triple brass, as Horace has it.
I fancied that each shadow, as the sun descended lower and lower, separated itself sullenly from the trunk that gave it birth, and thus became absorbed by the stream; while other shadows issued momently from the trees, taking the place of their predecessors thus entombed.
Tis a great shame for that man to look upon her thus," added Amelotte de Montmichel, "for she dances delightfully.
Thus clad, he set forth upon his quest, until he came to the verge of the forest, and so to the highway.
Jewel-encrusted women lolled even thus early upon the carven balconies before their sleeping apartments.
They are great fighters, and thus so unlike country sheep that every year they give Porthos a shock.
Bees will act like a camel-hair pencil, and it is quite sufficient just to touch the anthers of one flower and then the stigma of another with the same brush to ensure fertilisation; but it must not be supposed that bees would thus produce a multitude of hybrids between distinct species; for if you bring on the same brush a plant's own pollen and pollen from another species, the former will have such a prepotent effect, that it will invariably and completely destroy, as has been shown by Gartner, any influence from the foreign pollen.
My guide had been present when many Indians were killed: the women escaped to the top of the ridge, and fought most desperately with great stones; many thus saving themselves.
Thus in our fine arts, not imitation but creation is the aim.
But at last his heart changed,--and rising one morning with the rosy dawn, he went before the sun, and spake thus unto it:
Thus a word is not something unique and particular, but a set of occurrences.