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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
        • You need to patch things up with your sister after that horrible argument.
        • Otherwise known as reverse shoplifting, shopdropping involves surreptitiously putting things in stores, rather than illegally taking them out, and the motivations vary.
        • The adjective "heavy" can be used gradably: one thing can be more or less heavy than another.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Things would soon become bigger than the local nighteries.
        • Things started looking up after Jim moved back in with his parents.
        • Things went well through the crisp toasts with oiled acciughe, blistered friggitello peppers from the garden.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • He promised himself that no matter what happened he would not do the tongue-lolling thing.
        • The successfulness of a business depends on many things.
        • The freezing rain covered our windshield with ice and we couldn't see a 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
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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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