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The ideas of a time are like the clothes of a season: they are as arbitrary, as much imposed by some superior will which is seldom explicit. They are utilitarian and political, the instruments of smooth-running government.
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Etymology

From the Old English þancian ("to give thanks"), from P.Gmc. *thankojan, from *thankoz thought, gratitude, from Proto Indo European *tong- to think, feel.

Interjection

thanks

  1. Used to express appreciation or gratitude.
    Could you give me a hand, please? — Yes, sure. — Thanks.

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Noun

thanks

  1. (obsolete) Plural form of thank.
  2. (plurale tantum) An expression of gratitude.
    After all I’ve done, a simple acknowledgment is all the thanks I get?
  3. Grateful feelings or thoughts.

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Verb

thanks

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of thank.

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