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synonyms for thanks

  • gratitude
  • recognition
  • acknowledgment
  • benediction
  • blessing
  • credit
  • grace
  • gratefulness
  • praise
  • thankfulness
  • thanksgiving
  • gramercy
  • thank-you note

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What is another word for thanks?

Thanks is an informal but very common way of saying thank you.

There are a few other common phrases that can be used to thank someone, including I’m thankful, I’m grateful, I appreciate it, much appreciated, and much obliged.

Words for thank you in other languages are sometimes used in English, including gracias (Spanish), danke (German), and merci (French).

Thanks can also be a noun, meaning gratitude or appreciation, as in many thanks or We owe you our thanks. Showing gratefulness or thankfulness in this way often involves acknowledgement and recognition.

This noun sense of thanks is what’s used in the term thanksgiving (and in the phrase give thanks).

Sometimes the best way to say thanks to someone is to do something nice for them in return.

What are some synonyms for with thanks?

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antonyms for thanks

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  • condemnation
  • disapproval
  • criticism
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How to use thanks in a sentence

In nine days he returned, bringing us the thanks of congress, and fresh orders.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Thanks to Berthier's admirable system, Bonaparte was kept in touch with every part of his command.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
A cricket-match was in progress, but the bowling and batting were extremely wild, thanks to The Warren strong beer.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
In fifteen minutes the only dry part of me was the crown of my head—thanks be to a good Stetson hat.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The little comical pig was rather lonesome after Slicko had left him, but he was no longer hungry, thanks to the acorns.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Thanks to Massna's warm introduction and his own reputation, he found himself cordially received by the First Consul.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He at once bowed himself to the ground in gratitude, and in words of the most humble sort returned his thanks.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
It was thanks to the discovery of this plot that the Marshal first got information of his enemies' projected advance.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
"No, thanks," the stranger said, taking his bag and shutting himself into his stuffy little stateroom.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
At last Mr. Snapper could blow no more, and with profuse thanks we gathered ourselves, together and departed.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 158, APRIL 28, 1920VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO THANKS

  • acclamation
  • addressing
  • answer
  • apology
  • applause
  • appreciation
  • bestowal
  • bow
  • card
  • confession
  • contract
  • credit
  • gift
  • gratitude
  • greeting
  • guarantee
  • hail
  • hailing
  • letter
  • nod
  • notice
  • reaction
  • receipt
  • reply
  • response
  • return
  • salutation
  • salute
  • signature
  • statement
  • support
  • thanks
  • token
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.