The Word is:”thing”

thing

/θɪŋ/
noun
noun: thing; plural noun: things; noun: the thing; noun: one’s thing; plural noun: one’s things

1. an object that one need not, cannot, or does not wish to give a specific name to.
“look at that metal rail thing over there”

synonyms: object, article, item, artefact, commodity; device, gadget, contrivance, instrument,
utensil, tool, implement;entity, body; informalwhatsit, what-d’you-call-it, what’s-its-name, what’s-it, whatchamacallit, thingummy, thingy, thingamabob, thingamajig, oojamaflip, oojah, gizmo; informaldoodah, doobry, gubbins; informal doodad, doohickey, doojigger, dingus; informal thingo
“the room was full of strange things”

2.an inanimate material object as distinct from a living sentient being.
“I’m not a thing, not a work of art to be cherished”

  • a living creature or plant.
    “the sea is the primal source of all living things on earth”
  • used to express one’s feelings of pity, affection, approval, or contempt for a person or animal.
    “have a nice weekend in the country, you lucky thing!”
    synonyms: person, soul, creature, wretch; informaldevil, beggar, bunny, bastard; vulgar

    slangsod, bugger
    “you lucky thing!”

    3. an action, event, thought, or utterance.
    “she said the first thing that came into her head”

    synonyms:activity; act, action, deed, undertaking, exploit, feat;task, job, chore, piece of
    business
    “I’ve got several things to do this morning”

  • thought, notion, idea, concept, conception;
    concern, matter, worry, preoccupation
    “I’ve got other things on my mind just now”
  • remark, statement, comment, utterance, observation, declaration, pronouncement
    “I keep remembering things he said”
  • incident, episode, event, happening, occurrence, eventuality, phenomenon
    “quite a few odd things had happened in the last few days”
  • an example or type of something.
    “the game is the latest thing in family fun”
  • informal
    a situation or activity of a specified type or quality.
    “your being here is just a friendship thing, OK?”
  • informal
    a romantic or sexual relationship.
    “Phil and Lisa had been having a thing”
  • informal
    an established or genuine phenomenon or practice (typically used in expressions registering surprise or incredulity).
    “according to media reports, sleep texting is now a thing among serious smartphone addicts”
  • 4. informal

    what is needed or required.
    “you need a tonic—and here’s just the thing”

  • what is socially acceptable or fashionable.
    “it wouldn’t be quite the thing to go to a royal garden party in wellies”
    synonyms: 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
    “cosmetic contact lenses are the thing on the catwalk”

    5. informal
    one’s special interest or inclination.
    “reading isn’t my thing”
    synonyms: what one likes, what interests one; informalone’s cup of tea, one’s bag, what turns
    one on, what floats one’s boat
    “books aren’t really my thing”
    6. informal
    used to introduce or emphasize an important point.
    “the thing is, I am going to sell this house”
    synonyms: fact of the matter, fact, point, issue, problem
    “the thing is, I’m not sure if it’s what I want”

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