An example of thanks is what you'd say to someone who's opened the door for you.
Origin of thanksplural of Middle English thank from Old English thanc, thanks: see thank
- thanks be given to
- on account of; because of
- Grateful feelings or thoughts; gratitude: a heart full of thanks for our escape.
- An expression of gratitude: gave thanks to God; a note of thanks to a contributor.
- third-person singular simple present indicative form of thank