thank you
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈθæŋk juː/
  • (GA, CA) enPR: thăngk′ yo͞o', IPA: /ˈθæŋk ˌju/, [ˈθeɪŋk ˌju]
  1. An expression of gratitude or politeness in response to something done or given. [from c. 1400]
    Thank you!” said the girl after her mom gave her a gift.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: merci, je vous remercie, merci bien (formally)
  • German: danke, habe vielen Dank, haben Sie vielen Dank (formal), ich danke schön, ich danke sehr, ich sage Dank, danke schön, danke sehr, vielen Dank
  • Italian: grazie
  • Portuguese: obrigado (said by male), obrigada (said by female), bem haja, muito obrigado (said by male), muito obrigada (said by female), valeu (informal, Brazil)
  • Russian: спаси́бо
  • Spanish: gracias, muchas gracias

thank you (plural thank yous)

  1. Alternative spelling of thank-you.

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