Definition of Things in English :

Define Things in English

Things meaning in English

Meaning of Things in English

Pronunciation of Things in English

Things pronunciation in English

Pronounce Things in English


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1. things

any movable possession (especially articles of clothing)

Example Sentences:
'she packed her things and left'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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plural noun
possessions, articles of clothing, etc
Sara told him to take all his things and not to return.
Is there anything you'd like to borrow, before your own things are unpacked?
I like my own things around me.
the current situation; life
How are things?
A change of ownership might improve things.
Things are getting better.
concerns; matters
I think I'm more aware now of some spiritual things and I do believe in good and evil.
the things of this world
a movement away from the things of this world to the things of the spirit
4.  be seeing things

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a. An object or entity that is not or cannot be named specifically: What is this thing for?
b. An individual object, especially an inanimate object: There wasn't a thing in sight.
c. A creature: That baby is the sweetest thing!
d. An entity or item: How many things are there on the test?
e. Something referred to by a word, symbol, sign, or idea; a referent.
2. A possession or item in one's control, as:
a. things Articles of clothing: Put on your things and let's go.
b. things Possessions, including clothing; belongings: Pack your things; it's time to go.
c. often things Law That which can be possessed or owned: things personal; things real.
d. things The equipment needed for an activity or a special purpose.
a. An act, deed, or work: promised to do great things.
b. The result of work or activity: is always building things.
c. A means to an end: just the thing to increase sales.
a. A thought, notion, or utterance: What a rotten thing to say!
b. A piece of information: wouldn't tell me a thing about the project.
5. An end or objective: In blackjack, the thing is to get nearest to 21 without going over.
a. A matter of concern: many things on my mind.
b. A turn of events; a circumstance: The accident was a terrible thing.
c. A particular state of affairs; a situation: Let's deal with this thing promptly.
d. things The general state of affairs; conditions: "Beneath the smooth surface of things, something was wrong" (Tom Wicker).
e. Informal The latest fad or fashion: Drag racing was the thing then.
7. Informal A persistent feeling, interest, desire, or aversion: She has a thing for him and keeps talking about him. I have a thing about seafood and never eat it.
8. Slang An activity uniquely suitable and satisfying to one: Let him do his own thing. Mountain climbing is really my thing.
9. Informal Used to refer to something with disapproval or contempt: Where did you get that thing? I wouldn't drive that thing if you paid me.

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