Pronunciation: thĭng
n.1.Whatever exists, or is conceived to exist, as a separate entity, whether animate or inanimate; any separable or distinguishable object of thought.
God made . . . every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind.
- Gen. i. 25.
A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
- Keats.
2.An inanimate object, in distinction from a living being; any lifeless material.
3.A transaction or occurrence; an event; a deed.
[And Jacob said] All these things are against me.
- Gen. xlii. 36.
4.A portion or part; something.
Wicked men who understand any thing of wisdom.
- Tillotson.
5.A diminutive or slighted object; any object viewed as merely existing; - often used in pity or contempt.
See, sons, what things you are!
- Shak.
The poor thing sighed, and . . . turned from me.
- Addison.
I'll be this abject thing no more.
- Granville.
I have a thing in prose.
- Swift.
6.Clothes; furniture; appurtenances; luggage; as, to pack or store one's things.
And them she gave her moebles and her thing.
- Chaucer.
7.(Law) Whatever may be possessed or owned; a property; - distinguished from person.
8.In Scandinavian countries, a legislative or judicial assembly.
Things personal
(Law) Same as Personal property, under Personal.
Things real
Same as Real property, under Real.
1.In Scandinavian countries, a legislative or judicial assembly; - used, esp. in composition, in titles of such bodies. See Legislature, Norway.
Noun1.thing - a special situation; "this thing has got to end"; "it is a remarkable thing"
2.thing - an action; "how could you do such a thing?"
3.thing - an artifact; "how does this thing work?"
4.thing - an event; "a funny thing happened on the way to the..."
5.thing - a statement regarded as an object; "to say the same thing in other terms"; "how can you say such a thing?"
6.thing - any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence; "the thing I like about her is ..."
7.thing - a special abstraction; "a thing of the spirit"; "things of the heart"
8.thing - a vaguely specified concern; "several matters to attend to"; "it is none of your affair"; "things are going well"
Synonyms: affair, matter
9.thing - an entity that is not named specifically; "I couldn't tell what the thing was"
10.thing - a special objective; "the thing is to stay in bounds"
11.thing - a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion; "he has a thing about seafood"; "she has a thing about him"
12.thing - a separate and self-contained entity
accomplished fact, accomplishment, achievement, act, acta, action, activities, activity, adventure, affair, affairs, affection, affinity, an existence, apparatus, apparel, area, article, artifact, aspect, attire, attitude, aversion, bag, baggage, being, belongings, bent, bias, blow, body, business, case, chance, chattels, chore, chosen kind, circumstance, circumstances, clobber, clothes, clothing, commerce, concern, concernment, concerns, constituent, contrivance, count, coup, crap, craze, creature, critter, cry, cup of tea, datum, dealings, deed, detail, detestation, device, dingus, dislike, dofunny, dohickey, doing, doings, dojigger, dojiggy, domajig, domajigger, doodad, dowhacky, dress, druthers, duds, effects, effort, element, employ, employment, endeavor, entelechy, enterprise, entity, episode, eppes, equipment, etwas, event, events, existence, existent, exploit, facet, fact, factor, fad, fait accompli, fancy, fashion, favor, fear, feat, feature, feeling, fetish, field, fixation, flumadiddle, forte, function, furore, gadget, gear, gest, gigamaree, gimmick, gizmo, go, goods, habiliments, hand, handiwork, hang-up, happening, happenings, hickey, hootenanny, hootmalalie, horror, idee fixe, impedimenta, implements, incident, incidental, inclination, individual, instance, instrument, interest, item, jigger, job, junk, labor, lares and penates, leaning, life, liking, line, loathing, long suit, lookout, love, luggage, main interest, maneuver, mania, manner, material, material thing, matter, matters, measure, mechanism, metier, minor detail, minutia, minutiae, mode, monad, movables, move, object, obsession, occasion, occupation, operation, opportunity, organism, overt act, paraphernalia, partiality, particular, particular choice, passage, passion, performance, person, persona, personal choice, personality, pet subject, phobia, point, possession, possessions, possibility, predilection, predisposition, preference, prejudice, preoccupation, prepossession, proceeding, proclivity, production, pursuit, quelque chose, quirk, rage, raiment, reaction, regard, res gestae, respect, responsibility, right, rightfulness, rightness, sentiment, service, shit, something, soul, specialism, speciality, specialization, specialty, step, stroke, strong point, stuff, stunt, style, subject, substance, task, taste, technicality, tendency, terror, the last word, the latest thing, the latest wrinkle, the proper thing, the rage, the seemly, the thing, thing done, things, thingum, thingumabob, thingumadad, thingumadoodle, thingumajig, thingumajigger, thingumaree, thingummy, togs, tools, tour de force, transaction, traps, trend, tricks, turn, type, undertaking, unit, utensil, utensils, vocation, vogue, way, weakness, what is done, what is right, what should be, whatchy, widget, work, works
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thin air
thin client
thin out
thin person
Thin section
thin-leaved bilberry
thin-leaved stringybark
thin-shelled mussel
-- Thing --
Thing adjudged
Things personal
Things real
Things shall not be void which may possibly be good
think about
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