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Pronunciation

Adverb

anything (not comparable)

Positive
anything

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. In any way, any extent or any degree.
    That isn't anything like a car

Pronoun

anything

  1. Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; thing of any kind; something or other; aught.
    I would not do it for anything.
  2. Expressing an indefinite comparison;—with as or like.

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Noun

Singular
anything

Plural
-

anything (-)
  1. Someone or something of importance.

Usage notes

Note: Any thing, written as two words, is now commonly used in contradistinction to any person or anybody. Formerly it was also separated when used in the wider sense. Necessity drove them to undertake any thing and venture any thing. --De Foe.

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References

anything” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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