What are some alternative words for thing?

Synonyms for thing
θɪŋ

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term thing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thing(noun)

    a special situation

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

    Synonyms:
    affair, matter

  2. thing(noun)

    an action

    "how could you do such a thing?"

    Synonyms:
    affair, matter

  3. thing(noun)

    a special abstraction

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

    Synonyms:
    affair, matter

  4. thing(noun)

    an artifact

    "how does this thing work?"

    Synonyms:
    affair, matter

  5. thing(noun)

    an event

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

    Synonyms:
    affair, matter

  6. matter, affair, thing(noun)

    a vaguely specified concern

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

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

  7. thing(noun)

    a statement regarded as an object

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

    Synonyms:
    affair, matter

  8. thing(noun)

    an entity that is not named specifically

    "I couldn't tell what the thing was"

    Synonyms:
    affair, matter

  9. thing(noun)

    any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence

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

    Synonyms:
    affair, matter

  10. thing(noun)

    a special objective

    "the thing is to stay in bounds"

    Synonyms:
    affair, matter

  11. thing(noun)

    a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion

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

    Synonyms:
    affair, matter

  12. thing(noun)

    a separate and self-contained entity

    Synonyms:
    affair, matter

Wiktionary

  1. thing(noun)

    Synonyms:
    uncountable, yoke, Ireland, item, stuff

  2. thing(noun)

    A living being or creature.

    Synonyms:
    Ireland, stuff, yoke, uncountable, item

  3. thing(noun)

    That which matters; the crux.

    Synonyms:
    item, yoke, stuff, uncountable, Ireland

  4. thing(noun)

    A public assembly or judicial council in a Germanic country.

    Synonyms:
    stuff, yoke, Ireland, item, uncountable

  5. thing(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    item, uncountable, yoke, stuff, Ireland

  6. thing(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    Ireland, item, stuff, uncountable, yoke

  7. thing(noun)

    An individual object or distinct entity.

    Synonyms:
    Ireland, uncountable, yoke, item, stuff

  8. thing(noun)

    whatever can be owned.

    Synonyms:
    uncountable, stuff, item, Ireland, yoke

  9. thing(noun)

    The latest fad or fashion.

    Synonyms:
    item, yoke, uncountable, stuff, Ireland

  10. thing(noun)

    clothes, possessions or equipment.

    Synonyms:
    uncountable, yoke, stuff, Ireland, item

  11. thing(noun)

    A unit or container, usually containing edible goods.

    Synonyms:
    uncountable, item, stuff, Ireland, yoke

  12. thing(noun)

    A problem, dilemma, or complicating factor.

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

    Synonyms:
    Ireland, item, uncountable, stuff, yoke

  13. thing(noun)

    A penis.

    Synonyms:
    yoke, Ireland, stuff, uncountable, item

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. thing(n.)

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

  2. thing(n.)

    Synonyms:
    inanimate object, lump of matter, lifeless substance

  3. thing(n.)

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

  4. thing(n.)

    Synonyms:
    part, portion, something

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. thing(n)

    Synonyms:
    object, article

How to pronounce thing?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say thing in sign language?

  1. thing

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#214item
#259subject
#438point
#524topic
#527things
#589something
#604issue
#823thing
#853function
#992stuff
#1065anything
#1099nothing
#1211matter
#1446ireland
#1473asia
#2222element
#4489aspect
#4523involvement
#4793shit
#5463occasion
#7167trick
#9420affair
#10032liaison
#19969ding
#20144intimacy
#22090amour
#25326yoke
#30874thingy
#42649gimmick
#75774contraption
#76480affaire
#95228uncountable

How to use thing in a sentence?

  1. Ben Sasse:

    And so, we've got to figure out a way to have a nuanced response to this situation. But, again, if he directed it, we need to put the same types of sanctions in place that we've done with other people, who have done the same thing.

  2. Ted Farnsworth:

    One thing that Wall Street offers you is more freedom.

  3. Sara Gottfried:

    Caffeine raises your cortisol, and I think a lot of women don’t realize that they're dependent on it and that it’s jacking up their nervous system. So, one thing that happens when you drink a cup of coffee or two or three, is it raises your cortisol level. And that then gives you sugar cravings throughout the day, so that you have this blood sugar that goes up and down, and I want to stabilize it by getting you off of caffeine.

  4. Mazie Hirono:

    Elections matter and I would like my colleagues to be able to go home, every day that goes by when they're not touching base with their constituents is not a good thing.

  5. Bernie Baldwin:

    For me, the thing Mitsubishi have to do now is to get a European customer: that is important.


Translations for thing

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for thing »

Translation

Find a translation for the thing synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of thing

  1. thing
    thing
    thing
    thing
    thing

Discuss these thing synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"thing." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 20 Sep. 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/thing>.

Are we missing a good synonym for thing?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for thing:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.