Definitions of thing

  1. Personal belongings, as clothes. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. a special situation; "this thing has got to end"; "it is a remarkable thing" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a separate and self-contained entity Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. an action; "how could you do such a thing?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. an artifact; "how does this thing work?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. an entity that is not named specifically; "I couldn't tell what the thing was" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence; "the thing I like about her is ..." Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a special abstraction; "a thing of the spirit"; "things of the heart" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. a special objective; "the thing is to stay in bounds" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a statement regarded as an object; "to say the same thing in other terms"; "how can you say such a thing?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion; "he has a thing about seafood"; "she has a thing about him" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. an event; "a funny thing happened on the way to the..." Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. Whatever exists, or is conceived to exist, as a separate entity, whether animate or inanimate; any separable or distinguishable object of thought. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. A transaction or occurrence; an event; a deed. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. A portion or part; something. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Clothes; furniture; appurtenances; luggage; as, to pack or store one's things. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. In Scandinavian countries, a legislative or judicial assembly. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A diminutive or slighted object; any object viewed as merely existing; - often used in pity or contempt. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Whatever may be possessed or owned; a property; - distinguished from person. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. That which has a separate, individual existence; lifeless matter, as a stone; any object of thought; an event or act; a creature; an indefinite object. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. An inanimate object: an event: a part. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. An inanimate object; event; action; fact. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. Any distinct substance; a distinct object of thought. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. Any substance; any particular article or commodity; an animal; an act or event spoken of; a portion or part. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  25. That which can be thought of; a matter; an affair; an event or action; any substance; used in contempt, by way of extenuation or in pity, as "never any thing was soill-bred," "the poor thing sighed". Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for thing

  1. But one thing we must do. – Faust by Goethe
  2. Best thing best thing to do." – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad