any·​time | \ ˈe-nē-ˌtīm How to pronounce anytime (audio) \

Definition of anytime

: 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 The first round will be discrete storms that develop ahead of the main line of storms early this afternoon, anytime between noon and 3 p.m. Jennifer Gray, CNN, 16 May 2022 Pending such repairs, sailors mark cracks, seal them, and check for growth anytime affected ships enter rough seas. al, 13 May 2022 And this is something that experts say, well, is unlikely to be resolved anytime in the near future. Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY, 12 May 2022 Ticks can be active all 12 months of the year, and there is a risk of getting bitten anytime. Emily Deletter, The Enquirer, 6 May 2022 Wagner said people should especially avoid the mountains during hot afternoons and evenings, and anytime after a spring storm. Tess Williams, Anchorage Daily News, 29 Apr. 2022 The company expects to leverage the influx of cash to grow its platform and bolster Landing Pad, a cloud where users can access 3D design work anytime, anywhere. Nicole Gull Mcelroy, Fortune, 26 Apr. 2022 Under Ohio law, anytime a regulated utility fails to do something required by the PUCO, that utility is liable to pay triple the amount of damages. Jeremy Pelzer, cleveland, 25 Apr. 2022 Those who can’t attend can create their own 5K (3.1 miles) walk and complete it anytime on Saturday. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of anytime

1822, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anytime was in 1822

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Last Updated

19 May 2022

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“Anytime.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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