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The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides, and gravitation, we shall harness for God the energies of love. And on that day, for the second time in the history of the world, we shall have discovered fire.
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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English

See also thanks

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English þanc

Noun

Singular
thank

Plural
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  1. (obsolete) An expression of appreciation; a thought.

Etymology 2

Old English þancian

Verb

Infinitive
to thank

Third person singular
-

Simple past
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Past participle
-

Present participle
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to thank (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. express gratitude or appreciation to someone
    • She thanked him for the lift
  2. credit or hold something responsible
    • We can thank global warming for this weather
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Scots

Verb

tae thank (third-person singular simple present thanks, present participle thankin, simple past thankit, past participle thankit)

Infinitive
tae thank

Third person singular
thanks

Simple past
thankit

Past participle
thankit

Present participle
thankin

  1. to thank

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