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Definition of Thing


  1. Alt. of Ting
  2. Whatever exists, or is conceived to exist, as a separate entity, whether animate or inanimate; any separable or distinguishable object of thought.
  3. An inanimate object, in distinction from a living being; any lifeless material.
  4. A transaction or occurrence; an event; a deed.
  5. A portion or part; something.
  6. A diminutive or slighted object; any object viewed as merely existing; -- often used in pity or contempt.
  7. Clothes; furniture; appurtenances; luggage; as, to pack or store one's things.
  8. Whatever may be possessed or owned; a property; -- distinguished from person.
  9. In Scandinavian countries, a legislative or judicial assembly.

Thing Quotations

The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters. - Audrey Hepburn
The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters.
Audrey Hepburn

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Albert Einstein

If you live long enough, you'll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you'll be a better person. It's how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.
William J. Clinton

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Bob Marley

Okra is the closest thing to nylon I've ever eaten. It's like they bred cotton with a green bean. Okra, tastes like snot. The more you cook it, the more it turns into string.
Robin Williams
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Thing Translations

thing in Danish is ting
thing in Dutch is ding, voorwerp
thing in Finnish is esine
thing in French is truc, objet, zinzin
thing in German is Ding, Sache, Ding
thing in Italian is materia
thing in Latin is res rei, quicumque, quendam
thing in Norwegian is ting
thing in Portuguese is objecto, cousa, coisa
thing in Spanish is objecto, objeto, cosa
thing in Swedish is sak, tingest, persedel, ting