Definition of thanks exclamation from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    thanks

     exclamation
    exclamation
    NAmE//θæŋks//
     
    see also thank you
     
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  1. 1used to show that you are grateful to someone for something they have done thanks (for doing something) Thanks for lending me the money. thanks (for something) Many thanks for your support. “How are you?” “Fine, thanks.” (= thanks for asking)
  2. 2a polite way of accepting something that someone has offered you “Would you like a coffee?” “Oh, thanks.” “Here's the change.” “Thanks very much.” “Do you want to come with us?” “I'd love to, thanks.”
  3. 3no thanks a polite way of refusing something that someone has offered you “Would you like some more?” “No thanks.”
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