any

  • 21any — /ˈɛni / (say enee) adjective 1. one, a, an, or (with plural noun) some, whatever or whichever it may be: if you have any witnesses, produce them. 2. in whatever quantity or number, great or small: have you any butter?; have you any blank disks? 3 …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 22any — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ǣnig; akin to Old High German einag any, Old English ān one more at one Date: before 12th century 1. one or some indiscriminately of whatever kind: a. one or another taken at random < ask&#8230; …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 23any — /en ee/, adj. 1. one, a, an, or some; one or more without specification or identification: If you have any witnesses, produce them. Pick out any six you like. 2. whatever or whichever it may be: cheap at any price. 3. in whatever quantity or&#8230; …

    Universalium

  • 24any — 1. adjective 1) is there any cake left? Syn: some, a piece of, a part of, a bit of 2) it doesn t make any difference Syn: the slightest bit of, a scrap of, a shred of, a whit of, a particle of, an iota of, a j …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 25any — an•y [[t]ˈɛn i[/t]] adj. 1) one, a, an, or some; one or more without specification or identification: If you have any witnesses, produce them. Pick out any six you like[/ex] 2) whatever or whichever it may be: at any price[/ex] 3) in whatever&#8230; …

    From formal English to slang

  • 26any — determiner & pronoun 1》 used to refer to one or some of a thing or number of things, no matter how much or how many. 2》 whichever of a specified class might be chosen. adverb at all; in some degree (used for emphasis). Phrases any more (also&#8230; …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 27ANY — Cet article possède des paronymes, voir&#160;: Annie et Anis. Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 28any — adj 1. one, a, an, a single one, some; any one, Inf. any old, whatever, whichever; every, all. pron. 2. anybody, anyone, somebody, someone. adv 3. somewhat, to some extent, to any extent, at all, in any degree, in the least, even a little bit …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 29any — 2 ×anỹ adv. nė kiek, visai: Anỹ nesijuokiu Mlt. Kai išvirini, spalgenos anỹ nekarčios Trgn. Vežimas an risorų tai anỹ netranko Pls …

    Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • 30any — Some; one out of many; an indefinite number. One indiscriminately of whatever kind or quantity. Federal Deposit Ins. Corporation v. Winton, C.C.A.Tenn., 131 F.2d 780, 782. One or some (indefinitely). Slegel v. Slegel, 135 N.J.Eq. 5, 37 A.2d 57,&#8230; …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 31any — Some; one out of many; an indefinite number. One indiscriminately of whatever kind or quantity. Federal Deposit Ins. Corporation v. Winton, C.C.A.Tenn., 131 F.2d 780, 782. One or some (indefinitely). Slegel v. Slegel, 135 N.J.Eq. 5, 37 A.2d 57,&#8230; …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 32any — 1. adverb /ˈɛnɪ,ˈɛni,ˈæni/ To even the slightest extent, at all. I will not remain here any longer. 2. pronoun /ˈɛnɪ,ˈɛni,ˈæni/ Any thing(s) or person(s). Any may apply …

    Wiktionary

  • 33any — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. & pron. some. See generality, quantity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Without discrimination] Syn. either, whatever, whichever, a, an, one, any sort, any kind, any one, in general, each, one or more,&#8230; …

    English dictionary for students

  • 34any — [OE] Any is descended from a prehistoric Germanic compound meaning literally ‘one y’ (a formation duplicated in unique, whose Latin source ūnicus was compounded of ūnus ‘one’ and the adjective suffix icus). Germanic *ainigaz was formed from *ain&#8230; …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 35any —  A tricky word at times, as here: This paper isn’t very good, but neither is any of the others. A simple and useful principle is to make the verb always correspond to the complement. Thus: neither is any other or neither are any of the others …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 36any —    A tricky word at times, even for the experts:    ◘ This paper isn t very good, but neither is any of the others in this miserable subject (Philip Howard, The State of the Language).    A simple and useful principle is always to make the verb&#8230; …

    Dictionary of troublesome word

  • 37any — A flexible word. In its broad, distributive sense, the sense in which the word is frequently used, it may have the meaning of all, every, or each one of all. Its meaning is often restrained, limited, or influenced by the subject matter or manner&#8230; …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 38any — [OE] Any is descended from a prehistoric Germanic compound meaning literally ‘one y’ (a formation duplicated in unique, whose Latin source ūnicus was compounded of ūnus ‘one’ and the adjective suffix icus). Germanic *ainigaz was formed from *ain&#8230; …

    Word origins

  • 39any — See: HARDLY ANY or SCARCELY ANY …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 40any — See: HARDLY ANY or SCARCELY ANY …

    Dictionary of American idioms