4 letter word starting with th

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
thak verb t. To thwack.
than conj. A particle expressing comparison, used after certain adjectives and adverbs which express comparison or diversity, as more, better, other, otherwise, and the like. It is usually followed by the object compared in the nominative case. Sometimes, however, the object compared is placed in the objective case, and than is then considered by some grammarians as a preposition. Sometimes the object is expressed in a sentence, usually introduced by that; as, I would rather suffer than that you should want., Then. See Then.
thar noun A goatlike animal (Capra Jemlaica) native of the Himalayas. It has small, flattened horns, curved directly backward. The hair of the neck, shoulders, and chest of the male is very long, reaching to the knees. Called also serow, and imo., It needs; need.
that pronoun, adjective, conj., & adverb As a demonstrative pronoun (pl. Those), that usually points out, or refers to, a person or thing previously mentioned, or supposed to be understood. That, as a demonstrative, may precede the noun to which it refers; as, that which he has said is true; those in the basket are good apples., As an adjective, that has the same demonstrative force as the pronoun, but is followed by a noun., As a relative pronoun, that is equivalent to who or which, serving to point out, and make definite, a person or thing spoken of, or alluded to, before, and may be either singular or plural., As a conjunction, that retains much of its force as a demonstrative pronoun., To introduce a clause employed as the object of the preceding verb, or as the subject or predicate nominative of a verb., To introduce, a reason or cause; — equivalent to for that, in that, for the reason that, because., To introduce a purpose; — usually followed by may, or might, and frequently preceded by so, in order, to the end, etc., To introduce a consequence, result, or effect; — usually preceded by so or such, sometimes by that., In an elliptical sentence to introduce a dependent sentence expressing a wish, or a cause of surprise, indignation, or the like., As adverb: To such a degree; so; as, he was that frightened he could say nothing.
thaw verb i. To melt, dissolve, or become fluid; to soften; — said of that which is frozen; as, the ice thaws., To become so warm as to melt ice and snow; — said in reference to the weather, and used impersonally., Fig.: To grow gentle or genial., To cause (frozen things, as earth, snow, ice) to melt, soften, or dissolve., The melting of ice, snow, or other congealed matter; the resolution of ice, or the like, into the state of a fluid; liquefaction by heat of anything congealed by frost; also, a warmth of weather sufficient to melt that which is congealed.
thea noun A genus of plants found in China and Japan; the tea plant.
thee adjective To thrive; to prosper., The objective case of thou. See Thou.
them pronoun The objective case of they. See They.
then adverb At that time (referring to a time specified, either past or future)., Soon afterward, or immediately; next; afterward., At another time; later; again., Than., In that case; in consequence; as a consequence; therefore; for this reason.
thew noun Manner; custom; habit; form of behavior; qualities of mind; disposition; specifically, good qualities; virtues., Muscle or strength; nerve; brawn; sinew.
they obj. The plural of he, she, or it. They is never used adjectively, but always as a pronoun proper, and sometimes refers to persons without an antecedent expressed.
thin superl. Having little thickness or extent from one surface to its opposite; as, a thin plate of metal; thin paper; a thin board; a thin covering., Rare; not dense or thick; — applied to fluids or soft mixtures; as, thin blood; thin broth; thin air., Not close; not crowded; not filling the space; not having the individuals of which the thing is composed in a close or compact state; hence, not abundant; as, the trees of a forest are thin; the corn or grass is thin., Not full or well grown; wanting in plumpness., Not stout; slim; slender; lean; gaunt; as, a person becomes thin by disease., Wanting in body or volume; small; feeble; not full., Slight; small; slender; flimsy; wanting substance or depth or force; superficial; inadequate; not sufficient for a covering; as, a thin disguise., Not thickly or closely; in a seattered state; as, seed sown thin., To make thin (in any of the senses of the adjective)., To grow or become thin; — used with some adverbs, as out, away, etc.; as, geological strata thin out, i. e., gradually diminish in thickness until they disappear.
this pronoun & adjective As a demonstrative pronoun, this denotes something that is present or near in place or time, or something just mentioned, or that is just about to be mentioned., As an adjective, this has the same demonstrative force as the pronoun, but is followed by a noun; as, this book; this way to town.
thor noun The god of thunder, and son of Odin.
thou obj. The second personal pronoun, in the singular number, denoting the person addressed; thyself; the pronoun which is used in addressing persons in the solemn or poetical style., To address as thou, esp. to do so in order to treat with insolent familiarity or contempt., To use the words thou and thee in discourse after the manner of the Friends.
thru preposition, adverb & adjective Through.
thud noun A dull sound without resonance, like that produced by striking with, or striking against, some comparatively soft substance; also, the stroke or blow producing such sound; as, the thrud of a cannon ball striking the earth.
thug noun One of an association of robbers and murderers in India who practiced murder by stealthy approaches, and from religious motives. They have been nearly exterminated by the British government.
thus noun The commoner kind of frankincense, or that obtained from the Norway spruce, the long-leaved pine, and other conifers., In this or that manner; on this wise., To this degree or extent; so far; so; as, thus wise; thus peaceble; thus bold.