any

  • 1any — 1. use with singular or plural nouns. Any can be used with a singular or plural noun, or with an uncountable noun such as homework and happiness, to denote choice from three or more people or things (for choice from two, either is used): • The… …

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  • 2Any — A ny, a. & pron. [OE. [ae]ni[yogh], [ae]ni, eni, ani, oni, AS. [=ae]nig, fr. [=a]n one. It is akin to OS. [=e]nig, OHG. einic, G. einig, D. eenig. See {One}.] 1. One indifferently, out of an indefinite number; one indefinitely, whosoever or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3any — [en′ē] adj. [ME ani < OE ænig < an, ONE; akin to Ger einig, ON einigr] 1. one, no matter which, of more than two [any pupil may answer] 2. some, no matter how much or how little, how many, or what kind [he can t tolerate any criticism] 3.… …

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  • 4any — any·one; any·thing·ar·i·an; any·wheres; any; any·wise; gow·any; any·body; any·thing; …

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  • 5Łany — may refer to the following places in Poland: *Łany, Lower Silesian Voivodeship (south west Poland) *Łany, Krasnystaw County in Lublin Voivodeship (east Poland) *Łany, Kraśnik County in Lublin Voivodeship (east Poland) *Łany, Puławy County in… …

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  • 6Any — Cet article possède des paronymes, voir : Annie et Anis. Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

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  • 7any — (adj.) O.E. ænig any, anyone, lit. one y, from P.Gmc. *ainagas (Cf. O.S. enig, O.N. einigr, O.Fris. enich, Du. enig, Ger. einig), from PIE *oi no one, unique (see ONE (Cf. one)). The y ma …

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  • 8Any — A ny, adv. To any extent; in any degree; at all. [1913 Webster] You are not to go loose any longer. Shak. [1913 Webster] Before you go any farther. Steele. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9Any — or ANY may refer to: *Any (song), a song by the Japanese rock band Mr.Children *Anglesey, Wales *Anthony Municipal Airport, from its IATA airport code *ANY (magazine), a New York based architectural journal published from 1993 to 2000 …

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  • 10any — ► DETERMINER & PRONOUN 1) one or some of a thing or number of things, no matter how much or how many. 2) whichever or whatever one chooses. ► ADVERB ▪ at all; in some degree. USAGE When used as a pronoun any can be used with either a singular or… …

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  • 11any — Mot Monosíl·lab Nom masculí …

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  • 12any — [det] one, some; unspecified, indiscriminate a bit, a little, all, each, each and every, either, in general, part of, several, whatever; concept 762 …

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  • 13any — [[t]e̱ni[/t]] ♦ 1) DET: DET pl n/n uncount You use any in statements with negative meaning to indicate that no thing or person of a particular type exists, is present, or is involved in a situation. I never make any big decisions... I m not… …

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  • 14any — an|y [ eni ] function word, quantifier *** Any can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a singular countable noun): It s a puzzle that any intelligent child could solve. (followed by a plural or uncountable noun): Are there …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15any — 1 / eni/ determiner, pronoun 1 used to refer to each one or all members of a group, saying it does not matter which: Any child who attempts to escape is beaten. | You can obtain a valuation from any accredited insurance valuer. | Any plan chosen… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16any */*/*/ — UK [ˈenɪ] / US adverb, determiner, pronoun Summary: Any can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a singular countable noun): It s a puzzle that any intelligent child could solve. (followed by a plural or uncountable noun):… …

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  • 17any — an|y1 W1S1 [ˈeni] determiner, pron 1.) [usually in questions and negatives] some or even the smallest amount or number ▪ Have you got any money? ▪ Do you need any further information? any of ▪ Are any of the paintings for sale? ▪ They didn t… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18any — 1) adv. (used with the comparative form of adjectives and with good) any better (I wonder if they can work any better); any good (I don t think that this wine is any good); any easier (that doesn t make my job any easier); any more difficult (do… …

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  • 19any — adj., pron., & adv. adj. 1 (with interrog., neg., or conditional expressed or implied) a one, no matter which, of several (cannot find any answer). b some, no matter how much or many or of what sort (if any books arrive; have you any sugar?). 2 a …

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  • 20any*/*/*/ — [ˈeni] grammar word summary: Any can be: ■ a determiner: Any intelligent child can use this software. ■ a pronoun: I needed milk, but there wasn t any. ♦ Have you read any of his books? ■ an adverb: Are you feeling any better? 1) used instead of… …

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