Definition of thing :
1. A diminutive or slighted object; any object viewed as merely existing; - often used in pity or contempt.
2. A portion or part; something.
3. A transaction or occurrence; an event; a deed.
4. Alt. of Ting
5. An inanimate object, in distinction from a living being; any lifeless material.
6. Clothes; furniture; appurtenances; luggage; as, to pack or store one's things.
7. In Scandinavian countries, a legislative or judicial assembly.
8. Whatever exists, or is conceived to exist, as a separate entity, whether animate or inanimate; any separable or distinguishable object of thought.
9. Whatever may be possessed or owned; a property; - distinguished from person.
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existence (part of speech: noun)
substance (part of speech: noun)