1 adv You use thus to show that what you are about to mention is the result or consequence of something else that you have just mentioned.
FORMAL ADV with cl/group
Even in a highly skilled workforce some people will be more capable and thus better paid than others.
2 adv If you say that something is thus or happens thus you mean that it is, or happens, as you have just described or as you are just about to describe.
FORMAL ADV with v, ADV cl
Joanna was pouring the drink. While she was thus engaged, Charles sat on one of the bar-stools...
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild
1 as follows, in this fashion, in this manner, in this way, like so, like this, so, to such a degree
2 accordingly, consequently, ergo, for this reason, hence, on that account, so, then, therefore
Diccionario de inglés sinónimos
instead of cursing the darkness, thus switch on a small light
au lieu de maudire les ténèbres, allume donc une petite lumière
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