Meaning of “thank you” - Learner’s Dictionary

thank you

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Extra Examples
Thank you for all your help over the last year.Thanks you for the gifts you sent.We all wanted to say a big thank you."Here's the book you ordered." "Thank you."Martin didn't even say 'thank you' when I bought him a drink.

A1 used to tell someone that you are grateful because they have given you something or done something for you:

Thank you very much for the birthday card.
"Here's the money I promised you." "Thank you."
thank you/no, thank you

A2 used to accept or refuse someone's offer:

"Would you like something to eat?" "No, thank you."

(Definition of “thank you exclamation” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)