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Synonyms for thing

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. thingnoun

    yoke, Ireland, item, stuff, uncountable

  2. thingnoun

    A living being or creature.

    uncountable, item, Ireland, stuff, yoke

  3. thingnoun

    That which matters; the crux.

    item, yoke, stuff, uncountable, Ireland

  4. thingnoun

    A public assembly or judicial council in a Germanic country.

    item, stuff, yoke, Ireland, uncountable

  5. thingnoun

    That which is considered to exist as a separate entity, object, quality or concept.

    Ireland, stuff, yoke, uncountable, item

  6. thingnoun

    A word, symbol, sign, or other referent that can be used to refer to any entity.

    Ireland, item, stuff, uncountable, yoke

  7. thingnoun

    An individual object or distinct entity.

    uncountable, stuff, item, yoke, Ireland

  8. thingnoun

    whatever can be owned.

    uncountable, stuff, item, Ireland, yoke

  9. thingnoun

    The latest fad or fashion.

    item, yoke, uncountable, stuff, Ireland

  10. thingnoun

    clothes, possessions or equipment.

    uncountable, yoke, stuff, Ireland, item

  11. thingnoun

    A unit or container, usually containing edible goods.

    stuff, uncountable, item, Ireland, yoke

  12. thingnoun

    A problem, dilemma, or complicating factor.

    The car looks cheap, but the thing is, I have doubts about its safety.

    Ireland, yoke, stuff, uncountable, item

  13. thingnoun

    A penis.

    item, uncountable, stuff, Ireland, yoke

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. thingnoun

    a special situation

    "this thing has got to end"; "it is a remarkable thing"

    affair, matter

  2. thingnoun

    an action

    "how could you do such a thing?"

    affair, matter

  3. thingnoun

    a special abstraction

    "a thing of the spirit"; "things of the heart"

    affair, matter

  4. thingnoun

    an artifact

    "how does this thing work?"

    affair, matter

  5. thingnoun

    an event

    "a funny thing happened on the way to the..."

    affair, matter

  6. matter, affair, thingnoun

    a vaguely specified concern

    "several matters to attend to"; "it is none of your affair"; "things are going well"

    issue, liaison, affaire, affair, topic, intimacy, function, social occasion, social function, matter, amour, subject, involvement, occasion

  7. thingnoun

    a statement regarded as an object

    "to say the same thing in other terms"; "how can you say such a thing?"

    affair, matter

  8. thingnoun

    an entity that is not named specifically

    "I couldn't tell what the thing was"

    affair, matter

  9. thingnoun

    any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence

    "the thing I like about her is ..."

    affair, matter

  10. thingnoun

    a special objective

    "the thing is to stay in bounds"

    affair, matter

  11. thingnoun

    a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion

    "he has a thing about seafood"; "she has a thing about him"

    affair, matter

  12. thingnoun

    a separate and self-contained entity

    affair, matter

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. thingnoun

    being (animate or inanimate), creature, substance, body, object, created being

  2. thingnoun

    inanimate object, lump of matter, lifeless substance

  3. thingnoun

    event, transaction, deed, act, action, occurrence, circumstance, matter

  4. thingnoun

    part, portion, something

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. thingnoun

    object, article

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How to use thing in a sentence?

  1. Ted Cruz:

    That's why the last thing any commander should need to worry about is the grades he is getting from some plush-bottomed Pentagon bureaucrat for political correctness or social experiments -- or providing gluten-free MREs.

  2. Irina Yelchin:

    It was like the first thing I consciously said to my folks: I want to do this, I want to make movies, my mom, I owe her everything for believing in me.

  3. Savita Ginde:

    I know putting it under the research gives us a little bit of a, a little sort of a overhang over the whole thing, and in public I think it makes a lot more sense for it to be in the research vein, than I'd say, business venture.

  4. John Murray:

    I don’t think anything is definite right now, the only thing we can do right now is do our own individual parts to control this pandemic.

  5. Sarah Palin:

    He's beholden only to doing the right thing.

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