adverb• literary or • formal
- 1As a result or consequence of this; therefore: Burke knocked out Byrne, thus becoming championMore example sentences
- The results may thus be subject to bias if differential outcomes between treatments change over time.
- The number of patents is thus the measurable result of the R&D efforts of a country.
- Our survey results thus confirm reports that civilians were often direct victims of the war in Angola.
- 2In the manner now being indicated or exemplified; in this way: she rang up Susan, and while she was thus engaged Chignell summoned the doctorMore example sentences
- These results will be placed as pins on the world map and thus capture predefined squares.
- While thus engaged he was, under pretext of union, finally and fatally subjugated by the Scot.
- Can someone retitle this thread so it's spelt properly, and thus easier to find?
- 3 [as submodifier] To this point; so: the Ryder Cup is the highlight of Torrance’s career thus farMore example sentences
so far, until now/then, up until now/then, till now/then, up to now/then, up to this/that point, hitherto• rare thitherto
- Labossiere believes the work of the hate crime team has thus far been successful.
- The local government has thus far built shelters to accommodate people from the area.
- How many of us take what we're handed on a platter because nothing better has come along thus far?
Old English, of unknown origin.