Easter vs Thanking - What's the difference?

easter | thanking |

As an adjective easter

is (obsolete) eastern.

As a verb thanking is


As a noun thanking is

the act by which thanks are given; thanks.



(wikipedia Easter)


(en noun)
  • (Christianity) A Christian feast commemorating the resurrection of Christ; the first Sunday following the full moon that occurs on or next after the vernal equinox, neither earlier than March 22 nor later than April 25.
  • We spent each of the past five Easters together as a family.
  • Eastertide
  • (obsolete) The Jewish passover.
  • * 1526 , William Tyndale, trans. Bible , Mark XIV:
  • After two dayes folowed ester , and the dayes of swete breed.
  • (paganism) A festival held in honour of the goddess Eostre or Ostara and celebrated at the spring equinox or within the month of April. Also known as Eostre.
  • See also

    * pace * Pasch * Passover * Passion Sunday * Palm Sunday * Maundy Thursday * Good Friday






  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which thanks are given; thanks.
  • * (William Shakespeare), Measure for Measure
  • Many and hearty thankings to you both.