What does the word thus mean?

Usage examples for thus

  1. Thus we leave it. – The Gospel of the Hereafter by J. Paterson-Smyth
  2. Taught thus a deep fear of the top- hat in its effect upon youth, I was not prepared for the move of this particular young man when the cab- horse fell. – Last Words by Stephen Crane
  3. Nobody was thus alone as he was. – Siddhartha by Herman Hesse