- The definition of anything means any object, person, topic or idea.
An example of anything is a person who will eat any type or kind of food.
anything definition by Webster's New World
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any object, event, fact, etc.: do you know anything about it?
a thing, no matter of what kind: do anything you want
in any way; at all: is he anything like his father?
anything definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Any object, occurrence, or matter whatever.adverb
To any degree or extent; at all: They aren't anything like last year's team.noun
Something or someone of importance: “You had to be something to start with, and Jeremy never was anything” (Anne Tyler).
anything - Phrases/Idioms
by no means; not at all
By no means; not at all: I was anything but happy about going.
Anything is permissible or likely to be tolerated.
To an exceeding degree: We worked like anything to meet the deadline.