Associations to the word «Thing»


THING, noun. That which is considered to exist as a separate entity, object, quality or concept.
THING, noun. A word, symbol, sign, or other referent that can be used to refer to any entity.
THING, noun. An individual object or distinct entity.
THING, noun. (informal) Something that is normal or generally recognised.
THING, noun. (legal)
THING, noun. Whatever can be owned.
THING, noun. Corporeal object.
THING, noun. The latest fad or fashion.
THING, noun. (in the plural) Clothes, possessions or equipment.
THING, noun. (informal) A unit or container, usually containing edible goods.
THING, noun. (informal) A problem, dilemma, or complicating factor.
THING, noun. (slang) A penis.
THING, noun. A living being or creature.
THING, noun. That which matters; the crux.
THING, noun. Used after a noun to refer dismissively to the situation surrounding the noun's referent.
THING, noun. (chiefly historical) A public assembly or judicial council in a Germanic country.
THING, verb. (rare) To express as a thing; to reify.
THING, noun. (chiefly historical) A public assembly or judicial council in a Germanic country.
THING A MA HOOCHIE, noun. A thing (used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall, or that one is embarrassed to say)

Dictionary definition

THING, noun. A special situation; "this thing has got to end"; "it is a remarkable thing".
THING, noun. An action; "how could you do such a thing?".
THING, noun. A special abstraction; "a thing of the spirit"; "things of the heart".
THING, noun. An artifact; "how does this thing work?".
THING, noun. An event; "a funny thing happened on the way to the...".
THING, noun. A vaguely specified concern; "several matters to attend to"; "it is none of your affair"; "things are going well".
THING, noun. A statement regarded as an object; "to say the same thing in other terms"; "how can you say such a thing?".
THING, noun. An entity that is not named specifically; "I couldn't tell what the thing was".
THING, noun. Any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence; "the thing I like about her is ...".
THING, noun. A special objective; "the thing is to stay in bounds".
THING, noun. A persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion; "he has a thing about seafood"; "she has a thing about him".
THING, noun. A separate and self-contained entity.

Wise words

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao Tzu