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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
        • The DIYers get together once a week to share tips on making things for themselves.
        • ... the simplest thing John Prescott could do, to help secure a fourth term for Labour, would be to disapparate, taking his fellow revenants with him. ( - The Observer)
        • That used car has one thing going for it: it is sale-proof.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Things have been better since the boss has been laying off a little.
        • Things would soon become bigger than the local nighteries.
        • Things started looking up after Jim moved back in with his parents.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The wussification of Texas is all about those little things.
        • I’ve had a look-see at your work, and I think you’ve done a pretty good job of things.
        • The freezing rain covered our windshield with ice and we couldn't see a 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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      Grammatically, this word "things" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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