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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
        • My holiday was rubbish, there was sod all in the way of things to do.
        • husband’s love is the most important thing in my life. ‎
        • We "speak of the things that we have seen," and not as one who offers secondhanded reports.
      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 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.
        • Regulations have been made under the Civil Aviation Acts of 1949, 1980 and 1982 which empower Inspectors of Accidents to do these things.
        • He promised himself that no matter what happened he would not do the tongue-lolling 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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