Meaning of thus

thus

Pronunciation: (us), [key]
— adv.
  1. in the way just indicated; in this way: Stated thus, the problem seems trivial.
  2. in such or the following manner; so: Thus it came to pass.
  3. accordingly; consequently: It is late, and thus you must go.
  4. to this extent or degree: thus far.
  5. as an example; for instance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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