English noun: thus
|1.||thus (substance) an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation|
|Synonyms||frankincense, gum olibanum, olibanum|
English adverb: thus
|1.||thus (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result|
|Samples||Therefore X must be true.|
The eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory.
We were young and thence optimistic.
It is late and thus we must go.
The witness is biased and so cannot be trusted.
|Synonyms||hence, so, thence, therefore|
|2.||thus in the way indicated|
|Samples||Hold the brush so.|
Set up the pieces thus.