anyone

pronoun

any·​one ˈe-nē-(ˌ)wən How to pronounce anyone (audio)
: any person at all

Example Sentences

If anyone calls, take a message. I don't know how anyone can believe that. An accident like that could happen to anyone. You have to be a member to go there. They won't let just anyone in.

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anyone was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Anyone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anyone. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

anyone

pronoun
any·​one ˈen-ē-(ˌ)wən How to pronounce anyone (audio)
: any person at all
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