I. pronoun Date: before 12th century any thing whatever ; any such thing II. adverb Date: before 12th century at all

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  • Anything — may refer to:In music: * Anything (The Damned Album) and the title song * Anything (Kinnie Starr album), and the title song * Anything (Martina Topley Bird album), the U.S. version of Quixotic , and the song Anything * Anything (3T song) *… …   Wikipedia

  • Anything — A ny*thing, n. 1. Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; thing of any kind; something or other; aught; as, I would not do it for anything. [1913 Webster] Did you ever know of anything so unlucky? A. Trollope. [1913 Webster] They do not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anything — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Anything» Sencillo de Blue System del álbum Here I Am Publicación 10 de noviembre de 1997 Formato CD Maxi y video …   Wikipedia Español

  • anything — [ən′ēthiŋ΄] pron. any object, event, fact, etc. [do you know anything about it?] n. a thing, no matter of what kind [do anything you want] adv. in any way; at all [is he anything like his father?] anything but by no means; not at all …   English World dictionary

  • anything — ► PRONOUN ▪ a thing of any kind, no matter what. ● anything but Cf. ↑anything but …   English terms dictionary

  • Anything — A ny*thing, adv. In any measure; anywise; at all. [1913 Webster] Mine old good will and hearty affection towards you is not . . . anything at all quailed. Robynson (More s Utopia). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anything — [n] unspecified object or event all, any one thing, anything at all, everything, whatever; concepts 2,433 …   New thesaurus

  • anything — (n.) late O.E. aniþing, from ANY (Cf. any) + THING (Cf. thing). But O.E. ænig þinga apparently also meant somehow, anyhow (glossing L. quoquo modo) …   Etymology dictionary

  • anything — an|y|thing [ eni,θıŋ ] pronoun *** 1. ) usually in negatives or questions used instead of something when saying or asking whether there is one thing or even a small amount of something: Do you know anything about baseball? He never does anything… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • anything — [[t]e̱nɪθɪŋ[/t]] ♦ 1) PRON INDEF: v PRON, oft PRON adj You use anything in statements with negative meaning to indicate in a general way that nothing is present or that an action or event does not or cannot happen. We can t do anything... Dad sat …   English dictionary

  • anything — pronoun / eniTIN/ 1 any thing, event, situation etc, when it does not matter exactly which: Anything will do to wedge the door open. | If you believe that, you ll believe anything! | OK, you can borrow the car anything for a quiet life. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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