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thing

thing

 
 
pronunciation:
thIng
part of speech: noun
definition 1: that which is spoken of, thought of, or done.
That was a mean thing to say.The thing that bothers me is that he left without saying goodbye.Don't do a thing without telling me.
similar words:
being, individual, object, particular
definition 2: an object that is not a person.
What is that thing in your hand?These things can be put away.
synonyms:
object
similar words:
article, body, item, matter, piece, substance
definition 3: (plural) personal items; belongings.
She put her things in a trunk.
synonyms:
belongings, possessions, stuff
similar words:
articles, baggage, clothing, duds, equipment, gear, kit, wardrobe
definition 4: (plural) matters or affairs.
Things are not very good right now.
synonyms:
affairs, conditions, matters
similar words:
business, concerns, economy
definition 5: an event.
A bad thing happened yesterday.
synonyms:
circumstance, event
similar words:
episode, happening, incident, occasion, occurrence
definition 6: a creature.
He's a cute little thing.
synonyms:
creature