logo
Free & Quick Proofreading from Grammarly!

things Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun any movable possession (especially articles of clothing)
    • she packed her things and left
  2. noun a special situation
    thing.
    • this thing has got to end
    • it is a remarkable thing
  3. noun an action
    thing.
    • how could you do such a thing?
  4. noun a special abstraction
    thing.
    • a thing of the spirit
    • things of the heart
  5. noun an artifact
    thing.
    • how does this thing work?
  6. noun an event
    thing.
    • a funny thing happened on the way to the...
  7. noun a vaguely specified concern
    matter; thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  8. noun a statement regarded as an object
    thing.
    • to say the same thing in other terms
    • how can you say such a thing?
  9. noun an entity that is not named specifically
    thing.
    • I couldn't tell what the thing was
  10. noun any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence
    thing.
    • the thing I like about her is ...
  11. noun a special objective
    thing.
    • the thing is to stay in bounds
  12. noun a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion
    thing.
    • he has a thing about seafood
    • she has a thing about him
  13. noun a separate and self-contained entity
    thing.
WordNet