pronoun any·thing \-ˌthiŋ\

: a thing of any kind

Full Definition of ANYTHING

:  any thing whatever :  any such thing

Examples of ANYTHING

  1. We were allowed to do anything we wanted to.
  2. If you're not sure what to say, just say anything that comes to mind.
  3. That dog will eat almost anything.
  4. We didn't talk about anything much.
  5. The new stadium is spectacular. There's never been anything like it.
  6. I'll do anything I can to help.
  7. You can't tell him anything about computers. He thinks he's an expert.
  8. He'll do anything for a laugh.
  9. I'd do anything to see her again.
  10. He said he was sorry, but that doesn't really mean anything.

First Known Use of ANYTHING

before 12th century



Definition of ANYTHING

:  at all
anything like
:  in any way :  at all <it's not anything like as good as it used to be>

First Known Use of ANYTHING

before 12th century
ANYTHING LIKE Defined for Kids


pronoun any·thing \ˈe-nē-ˌthiŋ\

Definition of ANYTHING for Kids

:  a thing of any kind <She didn't do anything all day.>


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