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Thank Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    thank v : express gratitude or show appreciation to [syn: give thanks]
Thank Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Thank \Thank\ (th[a^][-n]k), n.; pl. Thanks. [AS. [thorn]anc, [thorn]onc, thanks, favor, thought; akin to OS. thank favor, pleasure, thanks, D. & G. dank thanks, Icel. [thorn]["o]kk, Dan. tak, Sw. tack, Goth. [thorn]agks thanks; -- originally, a thought, a thinking. See Think.] A expression of gratitude; an acknowledgment expressive of a sense of favor or kindness received; obligation, claim, or desert, or gratitude; -- now generally used in the plural. ``This ceremonial thanks.'' --Massinger. If ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same. --Luke vi. 33. What great thank, then, if any man, reputed wise and constant, will neither do, nor permit others under his charge to do, that which he approves not, especially in matter of sin? --Milton. Thanks, thanks to thee, most worthy friend, For the lesson thou hast taught. --Longfellow. His thanks, Her thanks, etc., of his or her own accord; with his or her good will; voluntary. [Obs.] Full sooth is said that love ne lordship, Will not, his thanks, have no fellowship. --Chaucer. In thank, with thanks or thankfulness. [Obs.] Thank offering, an offering made as an expression of thanks.
Thank Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Thank \Thank\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Thanked; p. pr. & vb. n. Thanking.] [AS. [thorn]ancian. See Thank, n.] To express gratitude to (anyone) for a favor; to make acknowledgments to (anyone) for kindness bestowed; -- used also ironically for blame. ``Graunt mercy, lord, that thank I you,'' quod she. --Chaucer. I thank thee for thine honest care. --Shak. Weigh the danger with the doubtful bliss, And thank yourself if aught should fall amiss. --Dryden.

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* As death, when we come to consider it closely, is the true goal of our existence, I have formed during the last few years such close relations with this best and truest friend of mankind, that his image is not only no longer terrifying to me, but is indeed very soothing and consoling And I thank my God for graciously granting me the opportunity...of learning that death is the key which unlocks the door to our true happiness. - Thomas Mann

* The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant. - Max De Pree

* I thank God I am as honest as any man living that is an old man and no honester than I. - William Shakespeare

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