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Definitions of thing:
  • noun:   a separate and self-contained entity
  • noun:   an action
    Example: "How could you do such a thing?"
  • noun:   an artifact
    Example: "How does this thing work?"
  • noun:   an entity that is not named specifically
    Example: "I couldn't tell what the thing was"
  • noun:   any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence
    Example: "The thing I like about her is ..."
  • noun:   a special abstraction
    Example: "A thing of the spirit"
  • noun:   a special objective
    Example: "The thing is to stay in bounds"
  • noun:   a statement regarded as an object
    Example: "To say the same thing in other terms"
  • noun:   an event
    Example: "A funny thing happened on the way to the..."
  • noun:   a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion
    Example: "He has a thing about seafood"
  • noun:   a special situation
    Example: "This thing has got to end"
  • noun:   a vaguely specified concern
    Example: "Things are going well"

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