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Synonyms for thing

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  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 WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  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 Words

  1. thingnoun

    object, article

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How to use thing in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Carlyle:

    Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.

  2. Michael Nardone:

    You can't see through a concrete wall so I could have a great fire and I'll never know it's there. But if I have a single-family residence with aluminum or wood siding, I'll probably see it. Same thing with roofs, the drone pilot needs to be more than just a pilot ; he needs to have a familiarity with what heat signatures will penetrate building material.

  3. Fani Willis:

    I can guarantee the public that there will not be someone that was charged with homicide that will not be charged, we're just working around the clock to make sure that I can make that guarantee. We also did the same thing with the sexual offenses and now we are working our way through other violent offenders.

  4. Gabriel Bach:

    The fact that this terrible thing happened should never be forgotten, and everything should be done to teach young people and older people to prevent something like that from happening in the future. That is my hope.

  5. Quentin Crisp:

    Life was a funny thing that occured on the way to the grave.

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