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verb [transitive]     thank pronunciation in American English
/θæŋk/
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present tense
I/you/we/theythank
he/she/itthanks
present participlethanking
past tensethanked
past participlethanked
  1. to tell someone that you are grateful for something that they have done or given to you

    She didn’t even thank me.

    thank someone for something:

    I just wanted to thank you for the flowers – they’re beautiful.

    thank someone for doing something:

    I’d like to thank everybody for coming today.

    I thanked him for his help and left.

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