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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
        • I have seen the remarkable ways that untrained, nonhospice people invent just the right things to say and do.
        • I just know he's off spending the night with some sweet young thing he picked up in a bar.
        • He was still an old galliard, with white Buffalo Bill vandyke, and he swanked around, still healthy of flesh, in white suits, looking things over with big sex-amused eyes.
      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 would soon become bigger than the local nighteries.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • 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.
        • I’ve had a look-see at your work, and I think you’ve done a pretty good job of things.
        • Alvina Carroll, a streetballer, adds: “It’s not a girl thing.
    • 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
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      Meaning of things for the defined word.

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