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    Definition of things in English Dictionary

  • NounBFthing
    1. plural of thing.
      1. One's clothes, furniture, luggage, or possessions collectively; stuff.
        1. 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)
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Socialization skills are important things to learn in kindergarten.
        • I ticked three things off the list in my head, and had only four chores left to do.
        • Those who overstudy tend to forget things during exams.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Things went well through the crisp toasts with oiled acciughe, blistered friggitello peppers from the garden.
        • Things have been better since the boss has been laying off a little.
        • Things started looking up after Jim moved back in with his parents.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The freezing rain covered our windshield with ice and we couldn't see a thing.
        • I’ve had a look-see at your work, and I think you’ve done a pretty good job of things.
        • Regulations have been made under the Civil Aviation Acts of 1949, 1980 and 1982 which empower Inspectors of Accidents to do these things.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Noun plural forms
      Related Links:
      1. en thingstead
      2. en things-in-themselves
      3. en things that go bump in the night
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      Grammatically, this word "things" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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