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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
        • Let's keep our heads down for a little while and see how things play out.
        • Socialization skills are important things to learn in kindergarten.
        • Patrick Barkham attends the annual stocktake at London Zoo, and things are getting confusing
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Things went well through the crisp toasts with oiled acciughe, blistered friggitello peppers from the garden.
        • Things started looking up after Jim moved back in with his parents.
        • Things would soon become bigger than the local nighteries.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The wussification of Texas is all about those little things.
        • Alvina Carroll, a streetballer, adds: “It’s not a girl thing.
        • I’ve had a look-see at your work, and I think you’ve done a pretty good job of things.
    • 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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