idea that is intended.
The stuff of which an
A material of a particular
That which has
mass and occupies
possessions; estate; property;
That which is solid and
practical in character, quality, or importance.
Body; matter; material
of which a thing is made; hence,
substantiality; solidity; firmness.
The most important
element in any existence; the characteristic and
essential components of any
the main part;
essential import; purport.
underlies all outward manifestations; substratum; the permanent subject or
cause of phenomena, whether
material or spiritual; that in which properties inhere;
that which is real, in distinction from that which
is apparent; the abiding part of any existence, in
distinction from any accident; that which constitutes what it is;
real or existing essence.
A substance is a
thing that needs only the ordinary
concurrence of God in order to
"You give but little when you give of your
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
what are your possessions but things you keep
and guard for fear you may
need them tomorrow?"
Khalil Gibran, The Prophet
(tangible and visible) entity.
opposition in words or argument.
A grammatical constituent that
is acted upon.
of attention, feeling, thought, or action.
A noun or substantive
governed by a preposition.
thing intelligible or perceptible
by the mind.
To be averse to or express
disapproval of some thing.
purpose, aim, or
goal of a specific action or
Express or raise an objection or protest; express
To set before or against; to bring into
goal intended to be attained (and
which is believed to be attainable).
thing perceptible by one or more
of the senses, especially by vision or touch.
A noun, pronoun, or noun phrase
that receives or is affected by the action of a verb
within a sentence.
which is put, or which may be regarded as put, in the
way of some of the
senses; some thing visible or
That by which the mind, or any of its
activities, is directed; that on which the
purpose are fixed as the
end of action or effort; that which is sought for; end; aim;
motive; final cause.
A discrete item
that can be selected and maneuvered, such as an onscreen graphic.
object-oriented programming, objects include data and the procedures necessary to
operate on that data.
is set, or which may be regarded as set, before the mind so as to be apperceived or
known; that of which the mind
by any of its activities takes cognizance, whether a
thing external in
space or a
conception formed by the mind itself; as, an object of knowledge, wonder,
A catch-all term.
A means to an end.
An end or objective.
An inanimate object.
An act, deed, or
An article of clothing.
piece of information.
vaguely specified concern.
A portion or
part; some thing.
result of work or activity.
A turn of
events; a circumstance.
A thought, a notion, or an utterance.
An entity existing in space and time.
An entity that is not named
A particular state of affairs; a situation.
which can be possessed or owned.
Clothes; furniture; appurtenances;
The real or concrete substance of an
A transaction or occurrence; an event; a deed.
of concern: many things on my
Whatever may be possessed or owned; a
The equipment needed for an activity or a special
object or entity that is not or cannot be named specifically.
thing referred to by a
word, a symbol, a
sign, or an idea; a
An inanimate object, in distinction from a
living being; any lifeless material.
activity uniquely suitable and satisfying to one: Let him do his own
An entity, an
idea, or a quality
known, or thought to
have its own existence.
feeling, as a desire or an aversion; an
obsession: has a
thing about nature.
A diminutive or slighted object; any
object viewed as merely existing; often used in pity or contempt.
The general state of
affairs; conditions: Beneath the smooth surface of
exists, or is conceived to
exist, as a separate entity, whether animate or inanimate;
any separable or distinguishable object of
Thing was used in a very general
sense in Old English, and is still heard colloquially where some more definite
term would be used in careful composition.
"I am convinced that if we are
to get on the right side of the world revolution, we as a nation must undergo a
radical revolution of values. We must rapidly begin
the shift from a "thing-oriented" society to a
"person-oriented" society. When
machines and computers,
profit motives and property rights are
considered more important than people, the giant triplets of
militarism are incapable of being conquered." -
Martin Luther King Jr.,
Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient
"So deeply has the gospel of objectivity taken hold
that it pervades our very language, so that
when we use words to deconstruct it, we risk
unconsciously reinforcing it. Witness the odd phrase: "...in which matter alone
Here, to matter is to be significant, to be effectively
Matter, turned into verb form, means to be real.
in that very verb is that only matter is real. (And what about weighty
If we tried to posit the opposite sentiment, say, "Spirit
matters more than matter," we are actually reinforcing the primacy of matter
via the tacit assumptions embodied in the language itself." - Charles
matter is defined as:
Trouble or difficulty.
to be set in type.
A specific type of
A vaguely specified concern.
A subject of concern,
feeling, or action.
That which has
mass and occupies
Some situation or
event that is thought about.
quantity, amount, or extent.
thing printed or otherwise set
down in writing.
waste, such as pus or feces, from a
thing that has
mass and exists as a
gas, or plasma.
That which one has to treat, or
with which one has to do; concern; affair; business.
disagreeable distressing occasion, difficulty, trouble:
"What is the
Affair worthy of account;
The substance of
thought or expression as opposed to the manner in which it is stated or
Some thing that
space and can be
perceived by one or more
senses; a physical body, a physical substance, or the
universe as a
That which is in itself undifferentiated and
formless and which, as the
subject of change and
form and becomes
That of which the sensible
universe and all existent bodies are composed; any
thing which has extension,
space, or is perceptible by the
senses; body; substance.
That with regard to,
or about which, any thing takes
place or is done; the thing aimed
at, treated of, or treated; subject of action, discussion, consideration,
feeling, complaint, legal action, or the like.
That of which any
thing is composed; constituent
substance; material; the
material or substantial part of any
thing; the constituent
elements of conception; that into which a notion may be analyzed; the essence; the pith; the embodiment.
"The Matrix containing all things. Wholly
divisible, and yet indivisible."
- The Chaldæan
Oracles of Zoroaster, translated by W.
See Rene Descartes
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