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

Examples of anyone in a Sentence

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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