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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
        • If you can't find pastured chickens, the next best thing is to buy organic.
        • It has got to the ludicrous stage that whenever Snedden makes a speech without actually ballsing something up irrevocably, they tell him he's the greatest thing since Winston Churchill;
        • Among the rest by fortune overthrowne, I am not least, that most may waile her fate: My fame and brute, abroad the world is blowne, Who can forget a thing thus done so late?
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Things would soon become bigger than the local nighteries.
        • 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 freezing rain covered our windshield with ice and we couldn't see a thing.
        • The wussification of Texas is all about those little things.
        • 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
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      Grammatically, this word "things" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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