[ US /ˈθɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /θˈɪŋ/ ]
  1. a statement regarded as an object
    how can you say such a thing?
    to say the same thing in other terms
  2. a special objective
    the thing is to stay in bounds
  3. an action
    how could you do such a thing?
  4. a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion
    he has a thing about seafood
    she has a thing about him
  5. any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence
    the thing I like about her is ...
  6. an artifact
    how does this thing work?
  7. a separate and self-contained entity
  8. a special abstraction
    a thing of the spirit
    things of the heart
  9. an event
    a funny thing happened on the way to the...
  10. a special situation
    it is a remarkable thing
    this thing has got to end
  11. a vaguely specified concern
    things are going well
    several matters to attend to
    it is none of your affair
  12. an entity that is not named specifically
    I couldn't tell what the thing was
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How To Use thing In A Sentence

  • A heart will not be hurt for pursuing a dream, when you truly want something, all the universe conspires to help you complete the.
  • Elisabeth found herself with a straggle of colonists in a mosquito-ridden, uncleared jungle where sandflies bored into the skin of the feet and the clay soil was so intractable that nothing would grow.
  • Before Malfurion could ask who she meant, Tyrande brought the glaive up in a salute and murmured something in the hidden tongue of the Sisterhood. WORLD OF WARCRAFT STORMRAGE
  • As he ran past, the arquebusier shouted something about Susanoo, the kami of storms, and how he was punishing them for their arrogance. Blood Ninja II
  • Before we did anything we wrote and rewrote the script until we felt what we had got written down was a really good story.
  • The new taxon is named Gamerabaena, and the authors note, under etymology, "'Gamera refers to the fictional, firebreathing turtle from the 1965 movie Gamera, in allusion to his fire-breathing capabilities and the Hell Creek Formation ... "Look at everything around us. Look at everything we've done."
  • It's not because I'm worried about what they might think, or anything ridiculous like that, it's because in a lot of cases this material was intended for me alone - either through an oral tradition or as a gnostic revelation from the spirits.
  • This is not good for anybody, except for a few curmudgeons and people who are embittered by nothing more than their own embitteredness.
  • Things have changed a lot since the days of diaries. The Sun
  • When I ask if he spends money on anything really extravagant, he looks a bit uncertain. Times, Sunday Times
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