100+ meaningful thank-you messages, replies and words of gratitude

Expressing gratitude comes in all forms, from saying "thank you", to tearing up and hugging. But it is undeniable that it can make the other person's day to understand just how much their action or gesture has affected us. So don't miss out on sharing these special moments with words that encompass your feelings of gratitude. We have compiled over 100 meaningful ways you can show appreciation on different occasions.

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Before typing out that formal thank you (which is also okay) take some time to say something that makes it clear that their efforts are appreciated. So when you want to do this, and come up short of words to express what a gift, gesture or favour means to you, you can always turn to this list.


Yes. Every personalised message is always the best. That being said, sometimes we need a little inspiration to point us in the direction that feels right for us.

A personalised message of appreciation can start with a sentiment and then include an element that makes it your own. Perhaps the sentiment is a memory shared between you and the intended recipient, maybe it's an inside joke. Whatever sentiment you choose to include in the message, don't forget to leave love on the edges of it.


Remember, there's no expiration to gratitude so you don't have to rush to send a thank you message immediately after receiving a gift, favour, or gesture.

Your gift really made me smile.

I'll think of you every time I use your gift.


Every time I look at your gift, I'll think of our friendship.

You didn't have to, but I'm sure glad you did!

Your presence is my present, but I love this one too. Thank you!

Thank you for the meaningful present.

How did you know your gift was just what I needed?


Receiving your thoughtful present really made my day.

You know me so well! Thanks for the gift.

You're the best gift I could ask for, but this one is pretty great too.

I'll cherish your present always, just like I will our relationship.

You hit it out of the park again, slugger!


Finding your present in my mailbox meant so much. Thanks!

Grateful AF.

You're so sweet, and so is this gift.

Thank you for thinking of me on my special day.

I can't wait to use my new gift!


I couldn't have picked out a better gift for myself if I tried.

You knew exactly what I wanted.

You know me so well, what a precious gift!

Your thoughtfulness is a gift.


You made my day!

This gift is so thoughtful (and then share your plans for how you will use/celebrate this gift)

I am touched you remembered me

Thank you for the generous envelope! It will be such a big help in getting ready for my big camping trip. It’s much appreciated.

Thank you for the birthday money! You’d be surprised at how happy this little tradition of ours always makes me. Burger and fries, here I come!


I just used the birthday money you sent toward a new gym membership. I’m really excited to start using it. Thanks so much for making it happen!

Just wanted to say a big THANK YOU for the shopping gift card. Do you know me or what?

Thank you for your thoughtful and generous gift. I haven’t decided how I’ll use it yet, but I wanted you to know how happy and grateful I am.


Thank you for being a part of our special day.

We appreciate you coming to celebrate with us.

Our wedding was so special, and your presence made it even better.

Thank you for helping us start our life together.


Your generosity is only outdone by your kindness. Thank you.

We are so touched by your generous gift.

We're blessed to have friends like you who are really family.

We knew you were a great friend, but we didn't realize you were a dancing queen!

Thank you for making the trip to celebrate our wedding. We appreciate it.


It means so much that you welcomed me into the family with open arms. Thank you.

Your marriage is truly #goals for us! Thanks for being such a great example.

We appreciate all of the time and effort you put in to make our wedding such a success.

Thank you for being a bridesmaid — hope I wasn't too much of a bridezilla!

I'd have been lost up there without you. Thanks for being my groomsman.


Thanks for being you so we could be us.

Another year older, another year wiser, another year I'm so grateful for you.


Thank you for making my birthday so special!

Thank you for making me feel so loved on my birthday!

Getting older is a pleasure with you by my side.

I'm overwhelmed with love and gratitude for all the birthday wishes. Thank you, from the bottom of my heart.

You really bring the party! Thanks for dancing the night away.


Thanks for the best birthday gift ever, of always being older than me.

Waking up to your birthday text made my whole day.

Your birthday messages made me feel like royalty. Thanks!

People like you make every year special.

I'm so blessed we could spend my special day together. Thanks for being there.


It means the world that you took the time out of your busy schedule to spend some time with me. Thank you!

Thanks for being one of the people who knew me when (and for sticking around all these years!)

You made what can be a tough day so much lighter. Thank you.

If I have to get older, at least I can spend more time with people like you.


Thank you for being such a great friend and mentor to me. It means a lot.

Thanks for the thoughtful gift to help start me on my next phase of life.

I wouldn't have made it this far without you. Thank you for your support.


It means so much that you were there to celebrate my graduation.

Seeing you in the crowd made graduating that much sweeter. Thanks for being there!

You've always been one of my biggest cheerleaders. Thank you for your support.

I believe in myself because you believed in me first. Thank you.

Thanks for celebrating this achievement with me.


Thank you for being the teacher who made me want to come to class.

I never thought I'd like math/science/English/gym, but you made it fun. Thanks for all you do!

It's teachers like you who make school a blast. Thanks for all of your hard work for students like me!

Thank you for being there as I start my next chapter.


Going off to college is a big step, but you helped me feel ready.

Thanks for always believing in me.

It's such a gift that you've always been there for my milestones, especially this one.


I don't know where we'd be without you. Thank you for your help.

Thank you for being my rock.

You're my port in a storm. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Thanks for always putting up with me. It means more than you know.


You showed up just when I needed a shoulder to lean on, and it means so much to me.

There aren't enough words to express what your support means.

Thank you for always being the person I can count on.

I am so blessed to have you in my life!

Thank you for always being the first to show up and the last to leave.


You're the peanut butter to my jelly.

You always lift me up when I'm down.

Thank you for coming through on such short notice. You're a lifesaver.

I love you and am so thankful for you.

How can I ever thank you enough? This is a start.


Everything turned out perfectly, thanks to your help.

Thank you for hosting!

Thank you for welcoming us into your home.


You put together a wonderful celebration.

I'm so happy we could get together.

Your home is beautiful!

Thank you for organizing everything.


I appreciate all the time and effort you put into making this event possible.

As always, you have made everyone feel so welcome. What a wonderful get-together.

It is always wonderful to spend time with you – thank you for inviting us into your home.


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