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Dictionary Definition

things n : any movable possession (especially articles of clothing); "she packed her things and left"

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English

Pronunciation

  • /θɪŋz/, /TINz/

Noun

things
  1. Plural of thing
  2. One's clothes, furniture, luggage, or possessions collectively; stuff
    Ole Golly just had indoor things and outdoor things.... She just had yards and yards of tweed which enveloped her like a lot of discarded blankets, which ballooned out when she walked, and which she referred to as her Things. —Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy (1964)

Synonyms

Extensive Definition

Thing may refer to:
In philosophy:
In history:
  • Thing (assembly), also transliterated as ting or þing, a historical Scandinavian governing assembly
  • Thing (listening device), a Soviet bug used during the Cold War for eavesdropping on the ambassador to the Soviet Union
In fiction:
In music:
Thing can also refer to:
things in German: Ding
things in Esperanto: Aĵo
things in French: Chose
things in Ido: Kozo
things in Hungarian: Dolog
things in Dutch: Ding
things in Russian: Вещь
things in Simple English: Thing
things in Slovak: Vec
things in Finnish: Asia
things in Swedish: Ting

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