thank-you
noun Etymology: from the phrase thank you used in expressing gratitude Date: 1792 a polite expression of one's gratitude

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • thank you — interjection 1.) used to tell someone that you are grateful for something they have given you or done for you = ↑thanks ▪ Margaret handed him the butter. Thank you, said Samuel. ▪ Thank you very much , Brian. thank you for (doing) sth ▪ It s good …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thank you — interjection 1.) used to tell someone that you are grateful for something they have given you or done for you = ↑thanks ▪ Margaret handed him the butter. Thank you, said Samuel. ▪ Thank you very much , Brian. thank you for (doing) sth ▪ It s good …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Thank You — (gracias en inglés) puede referirse a: Contenido 1 Música 1.1 Álbumes 1.2 Canciones 2 Cine 3 …   Wikipedia Español

  • thank you — thank ,you interjection *** 1. ) used for telling someone you are grateful for something they have said or done: That s a nice jacket. Thank you. thank you for (doing) something: Thank you for your kind words. Thank you for coming here today. 2.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Thank You — war die zweite Single von Dido und wurde im Juni 2001 veröffentlicht. Die Single wurde zum größten Hit des Debüt Albums No Angel. Das Lied wurde allerdings erst erfolgreich, nachdem Rapper Eminem mit seinem Lied Stan das Lied gesampelt hatte.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • thank-you — n 1.) something you say or do in order to thank someone ▪ This present s a thank you for helping me last week. ▪ I just want to say a big thank you to everyone who supported us. 2.) thank you letter/note/card a short letter etc in which you thank …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thank-you — n 1.) something you say or do in order to thank someone ▪ This present s a thank you for helping me last week. ▪ I just want to say a big thank you to everyone who supported us. 2.) thank you letter/note/card a short letter etc in which you thank …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thank you — The standard written form of the expression of thanks is thank you (two words), although thank you (with hyphen) and thankyou (one word) are sometimes found, especially in ephemera such as junk mail and restaurant bills, and thank you is the… …   Modern English usage

  • thank-you — thank ,you adjective done or given as a way of telling someone that you are grateful to them: a thank you letter/note …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • thank you — interj. short for I thank you: the usual expression of appreciation in use today * * * …   Universalium

  • thank you — phrase attested by c.1400, short for I thank you; as a noun, from 1792 …   Etymology dictionary

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