Synonyms for (noun) thing

Synonyms: thing

Definition: a separate and self-contained entity

Similar words: physical entity

Definition: an entity that has physical existence


Synonyms: thing

Definition: an action

Usage: how could you do such a thing?

Similar words: action

Definition: something done (usually as opposed to something said)

Usage: there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions


Synonyms: thing

Definition: an artifact

Usage: how does this thing work?

Similar words: artefact, artifact

Definition: a man-made object taken as a whole


Synonyms: thing

Definition: an entity that is not named specifically

Usage: I couldn't tell what the thing was

Similar words: entity

Definition: that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving)


Synonyms: thing

Definition: any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence

Usage: the thing I like about her is ...

Similar words: attribute

Definition: an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity


Synonyms: thing, affair, matter

Definition: a vaguely specified concern

Usage: several matters to attend to; it is none of your affair; things are going well

Similar words: concern

Definition: something that interests you because it is important or affects you

Usage: the safety of the ship is the captain's concern


Synonyms: thing

Definition: a special abstraction

Usage: a thing of the spirit; things of the heart

Similar words: abstract, abstraction

Definition: a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance

Usage: he loved her only in the abstract--not in person


Synonyms: thing

Definition: a special objective

Usage: the thing is to stay in bounds

Similar words: aim, object, objective, target

Definition: the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)

Usage: the sole object of her trip was to see her children


Synonyms: thing

Definition: a statement regarded as an object

Usage: to say the same thing in other terms; how can you say such a thing?

Similar words: statement

Definition: a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

Usage: according to his statement he was in London on that day


Synonyms: thing

Definition: an event

Usage: a funny thing happened on the way to the...

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening

Definition: an event that happens


Synonyms: thing

Definition: a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion

Usage: he has a thing about seafood; she has a thing about him

Similar words: feeling

Definition: the experiencing of affective and emotional states

Usage: she had a feeling of euphoria; he had terrible feelings of guilt; I disliked him and the feeling was mutual


Synonyms: thing

Definition: a special situation

Usage: this thing has got to end; it is a remarkable thing

Similar words: situation, state of affairs

Definition: the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time

Usage: the present international situation is dangerous; wondered how such a state of affairs had come about; eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation- Franklin D.Roosevelt