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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
      • Don't let them hornswoggle you into buying anything you don't need.
      • He has all of them wrapped around his little finger. They'd do anything for him.
      • We took hold of anything that might serve as a weapon to stand off the menacing group of young men.
    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
      • This overprocessed food barely tastes of anything.
      • They really made the salesman jump through hoops before buying anything.
      • Why are you getting stuck into me all of the sudden? I didn't do 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 anything else
          5. en anythingarian
          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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