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thank

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34 in 34 verses (in OT : 20 in 20 verses) (in NT : 14 in 14 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

thankn. [AS. þanc, þonc, thanks, favor, thought; akin to OS. thank favor, pleasure, thanks, D. & G. dank thanks, Icel. þökk, Dan. tak, Sw. tack, Goth. þagks thanks; -- originally, a thought, a thinking. See Think.].
     A expression of gratitude; an acknowledgment expressive of a sense of favor or kindness received; obligation, claim, or desert, or gratitude; -- now generally used in the plural.  Massinger.  [1913 Webster]
    "If ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same."  [1913 Webster]
    "What great thank, then, if any man, reputed wise and constant, will neither do, nor permit others under his charge to do, that which he approves not, especially in matter of sin?"  [1913 Webster]
    "Thanks, thanks to thee, most worthy friend,
    For the lesson thou hast taught.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Full sooth is said that love ne lordship,
    Will not, his thanks, have no fellowship.
    "  [1913 Webster]
thankv. t. [AS. þancian. 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 Webster]
    "“Graunt mercy, lord, that thank I you,” quod she."  [1913 Webster]
    "I thank thee for thine honest care."  [1913 Webster]
    "Weigh the danger with the doubtful bliss,
    And thank yourself if aught should fall amiss.
    "  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

thank, v. & n.
--v.tr.
1 express gratitude to (thanked him for the present).
2 hold responsible (you can thank yourself for that).
--n. (in pl.)
1 gratitude (expressed his heartfelt thanks).
2 an expression of gratitude (give thanks to Heaven).
3 (as a formula) thank you (thanks for your help; thanks very much).

Idiom
give thanks say grace at a meal. I will thank you a polite formula, now usu. iron. implying reproach (I will thank you to go away). no (or small) thanks to despite. thank goodness (or God or heavens etc.)
1 colloq. an expression of relief or pleasure.
2 an expression of pious gratitude. thank-offering an offering made as an act of thanksgiving. thanks to as the (good or bad) result of (thanks to my foresight; thanks to your obstinacy). thank you a polite formula acknowledging a gift or service or an offer accepted or refused. thank-you n. colloq. an instance of expressing thanks.
Etymology
OE thancian, thanc f. Gmc, rel. to THINK

THESAURUS

thank

acknowledge, appreciation, because of, blame, bless, by reason of, credit, due to, give credit, give thanks, gratefulness, gratitude, make acknowledgments of, offer thanks, owing to, recognition, recognize, render credit, render thanks, return thanks, thanks, thanks to, thanksgiving, through

ROGET THESAURUS

thank

Gratitude

VB be grateful, thank, give thanks, render thanks, return thanks, offer thanks, tender thanks, acknowledge, requite, feel under an obligation, be under an obligation, lie under an obligation, savoir gr_e, not look a gift horse in the mouth, never forget, overflow with gratitude, thank one's stars, thank one's lucky stars, bless one's stars, fall on one's knees.


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