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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
        • Patrick Barkham attends the annual stocktake at London Zoo, and things are getting confusing
        • I just know he's off spending the night with some sweet young thing he picked up in a bar.
        • "Wal, I sot there, eatin' away, and, the fust thing I knowed, I kind 'er felt suthin' tetch my shoulder.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • 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.
        • Things went well through the crisp toasts with oiled acciughe, blistered friggitello peppers from the garden.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • He promised himself that no matter what happened he would not do the tongue-lolling thing.
        • Regulations have been made under the Civil Aviation Acts of 1949, 1980 and 1982 which empower Inspectors of Accidents to do these things.
        • Luxury did not spoil her; and any one that saw her in the soft furs of her winter wrappings, would have said that delicate cheek and frame were never made to know the unkindliness of harsher 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
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of things for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "things" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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