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anything

EN[ˈɛniθɪŋ] [ˈæniθɪŋ] [ˈɛnɪθɪŋ]
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  • Anything may refer to:

    Definition of anything in English Dictionary

  • NounPLanythingsSUF-ing
    1. Someone or something of importance.
      1. How long does it take to turn you actors into good anythings?
  • Pronoun
    1. Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; thing of any kind; something or other; aught.
      1. I would not do it for anything. ‎
    2. (with “as” or “like”) Expressing an indefinite comparison.
      1. Perhaps it was this atmosphere of misplacedness and loneliness as much as anything which led her to speak to him one evening in early summer when the office had closed.
  • Adverb
    1. In any way, any extent or any degree.
      1. That isn't anything like a car.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Of course, a lot of them say it is just their luck because they are not good enough grabbers to get in on anything like that.
      • I beat off at work all day; I didn't get anything done.
      • Don't let them hornswoggle you into buying anything you don't need.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Anything can be weaponized. A big enough rock, dropped from a sufficient height, is a very good weapon.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • Please go over the reports to make sure we haven't missed anything.
      • They really made the salesman jump through hoops before buying anything.
      • This overprocessed food barely tastes of anything.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Uncomparable adverbs
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Pronouns
          • Third person pronouns
            • Indefinite pronouns
          Related Links:
          1. en anythings
          2. en anythingism
          3. en anything but
          4. en anythingarian
          5. en anything else
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of anything for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "anything" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a pronoun, more specifically, a third person pronoun and an indefinite pronoun.
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