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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

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
Albert Einstein

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

Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.
Mark Twain

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

Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day.
Dalai Lama
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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

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