any·​time ˈe-nē-ˌtīm How to pronounce anytime (audio)
: at any time whatever
The bus should be here anytime now.

Examples of anytime in a Sentence

You can call me anytime. I'm always home. We should arrive anytime between 5 and 6 p.m. The bus should be here anytime now.
Recent Examples on the Web On Earth Day, stop by one of the kickoff sites anytime between 9 and 11:30 a.m. April 20 to check in and pick up bags and gloves. Molly Guthrey, Twin Cities, 12 Apr. 2024 Technology has afforded us the ability to connect with nearly anyone, anytime—and free of charge. Sydney Lake, Fortune, 10 Apr. 2024 To acquaint guests with the new resource, visitors can have a virtual video chat with the Accessibility Services team anytime from 30 to 2 days prior to their visit to determine a guest’s eligibility for DAS based on their individual needs. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, 9 Apr. 2024 According to Kentucky Emergency Management, an earthquake could happen anytime or anywhere throughout the state and nearby regions. Marina Johnson, The Courier-Journal, 5 Apr. 2024 These roses bloom on new growth, so for a tidier plant, prune it almost anytime during the growing season. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 4 Apr. 2024 This option is done with a blood test, anytime after the 10th week of pregnancy. Harriet Blair Rowan, The Mercury News, 3 Apr. 2024 Note that anytime during viewing of the total solar eclipse, spectators should wear protective eye wear. Ella Gonzales, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 1 Apr. 2024 How to donate: Drop off clothes anytime at any Goodwill store. Instagram: @gwboutiqueclt Locker Room Location: 4090 Raleigh St, Suite 141, Charlotte, NC What to expect: Vintage sports jackets, sports tees and sports hats galore. Kayleigh Ruller, Charlotte Observer, 2 Apr. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1822, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anytime was in 1822

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“Anytime.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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