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Synonyms for thing

Synonyms for thing

one that exists independently

something having material existence

things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose

something done

something to be done, considered, or dealt with

an irrational preoccupation

something at which a person excels

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a special situation

an action

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a special abstraction

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a vaguely specified concern

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a statement regarded as an object

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any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence

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a special objective

a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion

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What about you personally, have you ever "fudged" the truth even a little bit on your taxes -- again by doing things such as overstating how much money you donated to charity?
I see things differently now and that has meant the business remains in our sole ownership and that we're doing things our way and the right way - organically with patience and quality.
She doesn't want him to get frustrated with her usual covert way of doing things, so she's compromising and relaxing about the paparazzi," the source added.
The Tory leader said five-year-old daughter Nancy imagined her sibling in Heaven doing things his severe disability had prevented him from doing in life.
The judge added: "So far as your are concerned, there is your way of doing things and there's the wrong way of doing things - that's not right.
They'll be doing things that the seniors can't do anymore,'' Lopez said, such as clearing dry vegetation that poses a fire hazard and removing bulky items.
The ASBO way: "In this profession there's no real proprietary information; we all have our colleagues doing things in different arenas," says Douglas.
Nissan's company philosophy statement includes the phrase: "We will not be restricted by the existing way of doing things.
And then with incredible positive energy he gave this community a new way of doing things that we are the recipient of today.
While most of our competitors have merged with larger financial institutions and used their networks to buoy origination, we've maintained our independence and maintained our #1 ranking by doing things a little bit better, faster, and always with the customer in mind.
The old way of doing things isn't always the best way, mechanics.
The characters range from clones to composers, publishers to reporters, and people who are doing things in the future involving the past in a very puzzling way.
For the sector of the population like me, who simply gets bored with doing things the same old way every day, change in and of itself is rewarding.
She and another agency alum, Melissa Boyle Mahle, who also appeared on the show, recommended starting over or at least creating a new agency within the CIA that would start afresh, and doing things right, with real spies rather than a bunch of bureaucrats sitting in U.
Then they find ways to standardize the work, eliminate hand-offs, reduce the opportunity for error, and eliminate waste (which includes waiting time, doing things before they need to be done, unnecessary inventory and many other kinds of process waste).