Thing Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Thing

(Philos.) Anything that can be known or perceived by the mind
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One of the simplest or essential parts or principles of which anything consists, or upon which the constitution or fundamental powers of anything are based.
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Something that exists as a particular and discrete unit:
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Something is defined as a thing that is not entirely known, or an incredible person, place or thing.
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The notes, indexes, glossaries, etc. of a scholarly edition of a text
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The actor or actors presenting such a performance:
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To make (a spirit, etc.) appear in bodily form
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To treat (an abstraction) as substantially existing, or as a concrete material object
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A single thing, being, or organism, esp., when regarded as a member of a class, species, group, etc.
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(Figuratively, derogatory or ironic) Any object.
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A means, such as an elaborate plan or strategy, to accomplish a certain objective
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A small scraping tool consisting of a blade and a handle, commonly used to remove paint from glass and other smooth surfaces
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The definition of gizmo is slang for a gadget, especially an unnecessary one or one whose user can't remember its name.
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One's portable property.
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The definition of a rig is a tool, equipment or arrangement with a specific purpose.
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A social gathering or activity:
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The definition of a craze is a fad or a sudden and widespread interest in something.
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A subject of concern, feeling, or action:
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The current, fashionable way of dressing, speaking, acting, etc.
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Action or performance in general:
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The prevailing fashion, practice, or style:
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A matter that relates to or affects one:
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(Nautical) A light all-purpose tackle.
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Property that is movable, unlike real estate or things attached to the real estate. However, things attached to real estate may be considered as personal property, also known as personalty, if they can be relocated without doing irrevocable damage—a shed, perhaps, or even a mobile home. Personal property encompasses tangible and intangible non-real property.
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A spontaneous or improvised event, especially one that involves audience participation.
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A secret means of controlling a gambling device
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Advantage; avail:
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Portable personal property.
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Treasured household possessions.
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Personal or intimate belongings of an individual, esp. those worn or carried on the person
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Occupation or control of a piece of property, with or without ownership.
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An attribute or abstract quality associated with an individual, object or concept.
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(Law) An article of movable personal property.
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Things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose.
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Goods used in providing service, esp. in transportation, as the rolling stock of a railroad
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Equipment, such as tools or clothing, used for a particular activity:
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A person who is qualified or suited for a position or activity:
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The equipment, apparatus, and supplies of a military force or other organization.
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The definition of an outfit is a set of clothes that are worn together, or a group of people.
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Articles, usually things used in some activity; equipment; apparatus; specif., the apparatus used in the storage or use of illegal drugs
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Apparatus; equipment; gear
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(US) a place to pull off a road
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Activities that go on every day:
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Work is physical or mental effort in order to produce or accomplish something.
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The definition of an incident is something that happens, possibly as a result of something else.
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Something that takes place; an event or incident:
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(Uncountable) The process of developing; growth, directed change.
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Any event or series of events complete in itself but forming part of a larger one
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Reports, collectively, of recent happenings, esp. those broadcast over radio or TV, printed in a newspaper, etc.
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Occasion is a special event or a specific time when something is possible or when something will happen.
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Something, such as a material object or nonsexual part of the body, that arouses sexual desire and may become necessary for sexual gratification.
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An exaggerated preoccupation; obsession
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An excessively intense enthusiasm, interest, or desire:
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(Psychiatry) A pattern of unwanted or intrusive thoughts or urges that recur persistently, often accompanied by symptoms of anxiety.
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A fashion that is taken up with great enthusiasm for a brief period of time; a craze.
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The current style or mode of dress, speech, conduct, etc.
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Fury; rage; frenzy
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Customary usage, or current fashion or style, as in manners or dress
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A fit of anger.
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An inclination in a particular direction.
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(Card Games) The suit in which a player holds the most cards
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(Games) A long suit in a card game such as bridge that contains high cards.
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A sac in animal bodies, containing some fluid or other substance.
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A matter causing public scandal and controversy:
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(Computing, programming) In object-oriented programming, an uninstantiable collection of methods that provides functionality to a class by using the class's own interface.
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Articles, typically of cloth, designed to cover, protect, or adorn the body; garments; attire
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An event; a fact; a particular incident.
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One that is odd.
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The definition of a specialty is an area of study or a specific interest in which you have become an expert or which you focus on, or something that meets particular tastes and needs.
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(Philos.) Something that has independent existence and is acted upon by causes
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A piece of work assigned to or demanded of a person
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A social, legal, or moral requirement, duty, contract, or promise that compels someone to follow or avoid a particular course of action.
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Required action or service:
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A detail is defined as an individual fact or feature, or is a small or minor part of something, or a small group of people assigned to a specific task.
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A relatively rare or difficult accomplishment.
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The definition of a feature is a part of the face, a quality, a special attraction, article or a major film showing in the theatre.
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Junk is defined as garbage, trash or worthless items, talk or ideas, or to bonds that are unlikely to be paid back to the investor, or is slang for a narcotic drug.
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A small, useful household article, as a needle, a pin, or thread, sold in a store
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In the philosophy of Kant, an object as it is in itself independent of the mind, as opposed to a phenomenon.
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The definition of a phenomenon is something that is observable or an extraordinary thing or person.
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A quality or characteristic that is important or distinctive, especially a standard characteristic used to judge an animal.
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Those in a high social position:
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A motive for an action or a determination.
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(Linguis.) The object, concept, event, etc. referred to by a term or expression
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Something, especially a small device or part, whose name is unknown or forgotten.
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Something, especially a piece of furniture, that can be moved.
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(Grammar) A part of speech that indicates, specifies and limits a noun (a, an, or the in English). In some languages the article may appear as en ending (e.g. definite article in Swedish) or there may be none (e.g. Russian, Pashto).
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The definition of a device is a tool or technique used to do a task.
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Any device or machine, especially one whose name cannot be recalled. Often either clever or complicated.
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In the philosophy of Kant, a concept of reason that is transcendent but nonempirical.
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A bit of information; a detail.
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The definition of a shape is a specific form, a particular condition, the outline of something you can see even when you cannot clearly make out what it is, or to a something cut out of paper.
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The totality of all things that exist:
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Something, especially a small device or part, whose name is unknown or forgotten.
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An act or thing done
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A characteristic or ability at which one particularly excels.
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What one has to say about something; an opinion:
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The definition of goods are things that can be sold.
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A thing (used in a vague way to refer to something whose name one cannot recall)
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A hint; an obscure or indirect suggestion or notice; a remote or ambiguous reference; as, he had given only intimations of his design.
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That which has been checked in growth; a stunted animal or thing.
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(--- Mathematics) A geometric form consisting of any combination of points, lines, or planes:
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Attribute is defined as a quality or characteristic of a person, place or thing.
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A standard legal document sold or published to be used as a model, or to be prepared by filling in blanks; the outward appearance of something, as opposed to its substance.
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(Archaic) a being or entity that exists independently
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The way things are arranged or put together in order to achieve a result.
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The definition of condition is the state something or someone is in or can also refer to a specific illness.
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Movement is defined as changing locations or positions, a group of people with a shared aim or a development or change that occurs.
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One who suffers.
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A playful or mischievous youngster; a scamp.
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Plural form of possession
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Plural form of personal
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(Countable) A particular situation or activity.
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As contrasted with data, knowledge which is gathered as a result of processing data. [from 20th c.]
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One concerning which something is said or done; a person or thing being discussed or dealt with:
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A doubt or challenge about the truth or accuracy of a matter.
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The act of indicating:
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A brief expression, statement, remark, etc.
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A word or group of words used to describe or evaluate, often disparagingly:
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(Law) Evidence of incidental facts that would otherwise be inadmissible in a trial as irrelevant or hearsay but that is admitted because it helps explain and give context to a more central evidentiary fact.
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An object
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A miserable or unhappy person; person in deep distress or misfortune
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(--- Psychol.) The objective conditions immediately affecting an individual
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A pitiable person
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A judgment or estimation of the merit of a person or thing:
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The definition of a body is the physical part of a living thing or the main part of anything.
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(Uncountable) The state of being corporeal
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Something useful that can be turned to commercial or other advantage:
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An unusual item, such as a painting, or a tabletop knick-knack which encourages comment from visitors, and so helps to break the ice.
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An object
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Physical substance; matter.
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Something at which a person excels
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(Informal) Any device, contrivance, gadget, etc.
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Antonyms for Thing

The definition of a dislike is a feeling of not liking someone or something.
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Strong aversion; intense dislike; hateful regard; an affection of the mind awakened by something regarded as unpleasant, harmful or evil.
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A strong feeling of dislike or ill will; hatred
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Words Related to Thing

A particular state of affairs; a situation:
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One that exists independently
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A system or device, such as a computer, that performs or assists in the performance of a human task:
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One's portable property.
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Resources or available wealth
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A statement of what should be done:
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Something that happens
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The current custom
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(Countable) A skill or competence in doing; mental power; talent; aptitude. [First attested in the early 17 th century.]
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Consideration; attention:
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A person who flees from home or country to seek refuge elsewhere, as in a time of war or of political or religious persecution
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The sound of heavy steps, as of people marching
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The object to be worked on:
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(Mathematics) The least number of times the multiplicative identity in a ring needs to be added to itself to reach the additive identity, or, if the additive identity is never reached, zero. The integers have a characteristic of zero; the integers modulo 12 have a characteristic of 12.
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(Linguistics, grammar) The noun or noun phrase that is semantically on the receiving end of a verb's action.
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The definition of a person is an individual human being.
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