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THUS, adverb In this or that manner; on this wise; as, thus saith the Lord; the Pharisee prayed thus

THUS did Noah, according to all that God commanded him. Genesis 6:22.

1. To this degree or extent; as thus wise; thus peaceable.

THUS far extend, thus far thy bounds--

2. In the phrase, thus much, it seems to be an adjective, equivalent to this much.