Synonyms of thing in English:

thing


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noun

1‘the room was full of strange things’

SYNONYMS

object, article, item, artefact, commodity

device, gadget, contrivance, instrument, utensil, tool, implement

entity, body

informal whatsit, what-d'you-call-it, what's-its-name, what's-it, whatchamacallit, thingummy, thingy, thingamabob, thingamajig, oojamaflip, oojah, gizmo

British informal doodah, doobry, gubbins

North American informal doodad, doohickey, doojigger, dingus

Australian NZ informal thingo

2‘I'll come back tomorrow to collect my things’

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belongings, possessions, stuff, property, worldly goods, goods, personal effects, effects, paraphernalia, impedimenta, bits and pieces, bits and bobs

luggage, baggage, bags, bags and baggage, chattels, movables, valuables

clothes, garments

goods and chattels

informal gear, junk, togs, garms, dunnage, traps

British informal clobber

South African informal trek

vulgar slang shit, crap

"one's things"

3‘her father's gardening things’

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equipment, apparatus, gear, kit, tackle, stuff

implements, tools, utensils

accoutrements

"things"

4‘I've got several things to do this morning’

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activity

act, action, deed, undertaking, exploit, feat

task, job, chore, piece of business

5‘I've got other things on my mind just now’

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thought, notion, idea, concept, conception

concern, matter, worry, preoccupation

6‘I keep remembering things he said’

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remark, statement, comment, utterance, observation, declaration, pronouncement

7‘quite a few odd things had happened in the last few days’

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incident, episode, event, happening, occurrence, eventuality, phenomenon

8‘how are things with you?’

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matters, affairs, circumstances, conditions, relations

state of affairs, situation, life

"things"

9‘one of the things I like about you is your optimism’

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characteristic, quality, attribute, property, trait, feature, point, aspect, facet, element

10‘there's another thing you should know’

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fact, piece of information, point, detail, particular, factor

11‘the thing is, I'm not sure if it's what I want’

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fact of the matter, fact, point, issue, problem

"the thing"

12‘you lucky thing!’

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person, soul, creature, wretch

informal devil, beggar, bunny, bastard

British vulgar slang sod, bugger

13‘Dora developed a thing about noise’

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phobia, fear, horror, terror

dislike, aversion, hatred, detestation, loathing

obsession, fixation

complex, neurosis

informal hang-up, bee in one's bonnet

14‘she had a thing about men who wore glasses’

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penchant for, preference for, taste for, inclination for, partiality for, predilection for, soft spot for, weakness for, fancy for, fondness for, liking for, love for, passion for

fetish, obsession, fixation

15‘books aren't really my thing’

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what one likes, what interests one

informal one's cup of tea, one's bag, what turns one on, what floats one's boat

"one's thing"

16‘cosmetic contact lenses are the thing on the catwalk’

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fashionable, in fashion, in vogue, popular, all the rage

le dernier cri

informal trendy, cool, in, the in thing, big, with it, hip, happening, now

"the thing"