anything

pronoun
any·​thing | \ -ˌthiŋ How to pronounce anything (audio) \

Definition of anything

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: any thing whatever : any such thing

anything

adverb

Definition of anything (Entry 2 of 2)

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

Examples of anything in a Sentence

Pronoun

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

Pronoun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Adverb

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anything was before the 12th century

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anything

pronoun

English Language Learners Definition of anything

: a thing of any kind

anything

pronoun
any·​thing | \ ˈe-nē-ˌthiŋ How to pronounce anything (audio) \

Kids Definition of anything

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

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