Anything definition

ĕnē-thĭng
A thing, no matter of what kind.

Do anything you want.

noun
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Any object, event, fact, etc.

Do you know anything about it?

pronoun
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In any way; at all.

Is he anything like his father?

adverb
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To any degree or extent; at all.

They aren't anything like last year's team.

adverb
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Any object, occurrence, or matter whatever.
pronoun
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2
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Something or someone of importance.
noun
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Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; thing of any kind; something or other; aught.

I would not do it for anything.

pronoun
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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.

pronoun
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In any way, any extent or any degree.

That isn't anything like a car.

adverb
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(with “as” or “like”) Expressing an indefinite comparison.
pronoun
4
0
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noun
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anything but
  • By no means; not at all:
    I was anything but happy about going.
idiom
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anything goes
  • Anything is permissible or likely to be tolerated.
idiom
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like anything
  • To an exceeding degree:
    We worked like anything to meet the deadline.
idiom
3
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anything but
  • by no means; not at all
idiom
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
anything
Plural:
anythings

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of anything