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Ways of saying thank you - synonyms or related words

hat tip

noun

something that you say, especially when writing on the Internet, to show that you are grateful to someone for giving you information

shout-out

noun

informal

a public statement of thanks

thank you

interjection

used for telling someone that you are grateful for something that they have said or done

bless you

used when you want to thank someone

much obliged

used for thanking someone politely

cheers

interjection

British

informal

thank you

ta

interjection

British

informal

thank you

I owe you one

used for thanking someone for something that they have done for you

you’re too kind/generous

used for thanking someone in a way that is very polite but not completely sincere

thanks

noun

things that you say or do to tell people that you are grateful to them

brinner

a meal served in the evening which consists of foods traditionally eaten at breakfast

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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