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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
        • What I noticed was his neathanded way at the table. Most boys that age—that size—they knock things over, trip on their own feet. He didn't.
        • "Wal, I sot there, eatin' away, and, the fust thing I knowed, I kind 'er felt suthin' tetch my shoulder.
        • I think all things to be damage, or loss, for the excellent knowledge's sake of Christ Jesus my Lord...and to know also the fellowship of his passions, that I might be made like unto his death.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Things have been better since the boss has been laying off a little.
        • Things went well through the crisp toasts with oiled acciughe, blistered friggitello peppers from the garden.
        • Things would soon become bigger than the local nighteries.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Alvina Carroll, a streetballer, adds: “It’s not a girl thing.
        • The freezing rain covered our windshield with ice and we couldn't see a thing.
        • I need a present for my friend, and I think this is just the 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

      Meaning of things for the defined word.

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