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thus

Synonyms of thus in English:

adverb

  • 1 the studio handled production, thus cutting its costs
    consequently, as a consequence, in consequence, thereby, so, that being so, therefore, ergo, accordingly, hence, as a result, for that reason, ipso facto, because of that, on that account
  • 2 all decent aristocrats act thus
    like that, in that way, so, like so
  • Usage

    thus

    There is never a need to expand the adverb thus to 'thusly.'

    Phrases

    thus far

    1
    thus far, we've avoided any unanticipated expenditures
    so far, until now, up until now, up to now, up to this point, hitherto

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