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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.
More "Thing" Quotations

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