Definitions

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  • interj. An expression of gratitude or politeness, in response to something done or given.
  • n. A specific expression of gratitude.

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  • n. a conversational expression of gratitude

Etymologies

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Thank you is a shortened expression for I thank you; it is attested since c. 1400.

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  • Thanks, whichbe.

    November 25, 2008

  • You're welcome.

    October 9, 2008