Synonyms and Antonyms of thing

  1. 1 a member of the human race you poor thing, you must be exhausted Synonyms of thing baby, being, bird, bod [British], body, character, cookie (or cooky), creature, customer, devil, duck, egg, face, fish, guy, head, human being, individual, life, man, mortal, party, person, personage, scout, slob, sort, soul, specimen, stiff, human, wightWords Related to thing hominid, homo, humanoid; brother, fellow, fellowman, neighbor; celebrity, personality, self, somebodyNear Antonyms of thing animal, beast, beastie, brute, critter

  2. 2 one that has a real and independent existence the thing to which the subject of the sentence refers Synonyms of thing being, commodity, existent, individual, individuality, integer, object, reality, something, substance, entityWords Related to thing body, subject; material, matter, quantity, stuffNear Antonyms of thing nonentity

  3. 3 something done by someone one of the things you can do is to help me clean up Synonyms of thing act, deed, doing, exploit, feat, actionWords Related to thing accomplishment, achievement, attainment; adventure, experience; emprise, enterprise, initiative, undertaking; handiwork, performance, work; stunt, trick; activity, dealing; maneuver, measure, move, operation, procedure, proceeding, step, tactic; coaction

  4. 4 something material that can be perceived by the senses can you hand me that thing over there? Synonyms of thing objectWords Related to thing article, item, piece; being, entity, substance; commodity, good, ware; dingus, doohickey, thingamabob, thingamajig (or thingumajig), thingummy, whatchamacallit, whatnot; accessory (also accessary), accompaniment, bauble, curio; gaud, gewgaw (also geegaw), knickknack (also nicknack), novelty, ornamental, spangle, token, trinket

  5. 5 something produced by physical or intellectual effort just the latest thing from her fertile imagination Synonyms of thing affair, fruit, handiwork, labor, output, produce, production, product, work, yieldWords Related to thing article, commodity, entry, object; goods, line, merchandise, wares; handcraft, handicraft; aftereffect, aftermath, conclusion, consequence, corollary, development, effect, issue, outcome, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshot; by-product, derivative, offshoot, offspring, outgrowth, residual, side effect (also side reaction), spin-off

  6. 6 something that happens the burglary was just one of those things that can happen anywhere Synonyms of thing affair, circumstance, episode, hap, happening, incident, occasion, occurrence, eventWords Related to thing coincidence, co-occurrence, fluke, freak; landmark, milepost, milestone, page, phenomenon, turning point; adventure, experience, time; happenchance, happenstance; accident, crisis, emergency, juncture; achievement, deed, exploit, feat; news, tidings

  7. 7 something that one hopes or intends to accomplish the important thing is that we get the project back on schedule Synonyms of thing aim, ambition, aspiration, bourne (also bourn), design, dream, end, idea, ideal, intent, intention, mark, meaning, object, objective, plan, point, pretension, purpose, target, goalWords Related to thing grail, holy grail; plot, project, scheme; desire, hope, mind, wish; nirvana; destination, terminusNear Antonyms of thing means, method, way

  8. 8 something to be dealt with I have lots of things to do this afternoon Synonyms of thing affair, business, matterWords Related to thing consideration, issue, problem; crisis, crossroad(s), crunch, emergency, exigency, flash point, head, juncture, strait, zero hour; concern, trouble, worry; care, lookout, responsibility; deadlock, halt, impasse, stalemate, standstill; corner, fix, hole, hot water, jam, pickle, pinch, predicament, scrape, spot

  9. 9 things pl  transportable items that one owns gather your things and get out Synonyms of thing belongings, chattels, duds, effects, gear, goods, holdings, movables (or moveables), paraphernalia, personal effects, personal property, personalty, plunder [chiefly dialect], stuff, thingsWords Related to thing treasures, valuables; appointments, fixtures, furnishings; estate, property, tangibles; collateralNear Antonyms of thing immovables, real estate

  10. 10 something for which a person shows a special talent math just isn't my thing Synonyms of thing long suit, métier (also metier), speciality, specialty, strong suit, forteWords Related to thing area, arena, bailiwick, business, circle, demesne, department, discipline, domain, fief, fiefdom, field, line, precinct, province, realm, sphere, terrain; element; aptitude, aptness, bent, faculty, flair, genius, gift, knack, talent; pursuit, racket, vocation; inclination, leaning, partiality, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency

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