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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
        • Of all the things that attracted her to the park, the timelessness of the ever-flowing river was most pleasing.
        • The adjective "heavy" can be used gradably: one thing can be more or less heavy than another.
        • Let's keep our heads down for a little while and see how things play out.
      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
        • He needs to get a grip if he's getting that angry over such a little thing.
        • Regulations have been made under the Civil Aviation Acts of 1949, 1980 and 1982 which empower Inspectors of Accidents to do these things.
        • He just coasts through life like it doesn't mean 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
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      Grammatically, this word "things" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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