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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
        • Mostly, they were wingeing about the lousy cook and the same thing served too often
        • Your aunt told him to pack Upjohn's bags, and the first thing he saw when he smacked into it was the speech. He trousered it and brought it along to me.
        • We had some bad blood initially, but in the end it was all made right by talking things over.
      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 have been better since the boss has been laying off a little.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • The successfulness of a business depends on many things.
        • Regulations have been made under the Civil Aviation Acts of 1949, 1980 and 1982 which empower Inspectors of Accidents to do these things.
        • The wussification of Texas is all about those little 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

      Meaning of things for the defined word.

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