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[thine]

Define thine. thine synonyms, thine pronunciation, thine translation, English dictionary definition of thine. pron. Used to indicate the one or ones belonging to thee. adj. A possessive form of thou1 Used instead of thy before an initial vowel or h : "The...

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Noun
a separate and self-contained entity

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an action; "how could you do such a thing?"

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an artifact; "how does this thing work?"

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an entity that is not named specifically; "I couldn''t tell what the thing was"

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any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence; "the thing I like about her is ..."

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a vaguely specified concern; "several matters to attend to"; "it is none of your affair"; "things are going well"

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a special abstraction; "a thing of the spirit"; "things of the heart"

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a special objective; "the thing is to stay in bounds"

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a statement regarded as an object; "to say the same thing in other terms"; "how can you say such a thing?"

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an event; "a funny thing happened on the way to the..."

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a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion; "he has a thing about seafood"; "she has a thing about him"

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a special situation; "this thing has got to end"; "it is a remarkable thing"


n.
Whatever exists, or is conceived to exist, as a separate entity, whether animate or inanimate; any separable or distinguishable object of thought.

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An inanimate object, in distinction from a living being; any lifeless material.

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A transaction or occurrence; an event; a deed.

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A portion or part; something.

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A diminutive or slighted object; any object viewed as merely existing; -- often used in pity or contempt.

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Clothes; furniture; appurtenances; luggage; as, to pack or store one's things.

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Whatever may be possessed or owned; a property; -- distinguished from person.

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In Scandinavian countries, a legislative or judicial assembly.


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Usage Examples

'Breaking Bad' is the best, the greatest, the most amazing thing I have ever watched on television.

A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.

A horse is a thing of beauty... none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.

A business of high principle generates greater drive and effectiveness because people know that they can do the right thing decisively and with confidence.

A belief in God is vitally important, not just in show business, but stability in life. You know, to recognize deity is the most important thing that you can do. I mean, it comes to the Ten Commandments. They weren't ten suggestions. They were Ten Commandments.

A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.

'The Purpose-Driven Life' is not just a mega-bestselling work of Christian faith it is the thing that every voter, secular or not, yearns for.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

A funny thing happens in real estate. When it comes back, it comes back up like gangbusters.

A good thing to remember is somebody's got it a lot worse than we do.

A great thing can only be done by a great person and they do it without effort.

A joke is a very serious thing.

A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate.

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.

'Swan Lake' is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training.

'Teen Moms!' I started watching them like the first two seasons, and I stopped. I stopped because they are too young. I feel sorry for them. And I didn't watch that show 'Hoarders.' That thing would made my skin crawl.

A judgment about life has no meaning except the truth of the one who speaks last, and the mind is at ease only at the moment when everyone is shouting at once and no one can hear a thing.

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