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any - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'any' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Any [ a. & pron.]
- One indifferently, out of an indefinite number; one indefinitely, whosoever or whatsoever it may be.
- Some, of whatever kind, quantity, or number; as, are there any witnesses present? are there any other houses like it?
2 . Any [ adv.]
- To any extent; in any degree; at all.

Meaning of 'any' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . any [ r]
Meaning (1):
- to any degree or extent
Example in sentence:
  • it isn't any better
2 . any [ s]
Meaning (2):
- one or some or every or all without specification
Example in sentence:
  • any child would know that;
  • any day now;
  • at twilight or any other time;
  • beyond any doubt;
  • cars can be rented at almost any airport;
  • give me any peaches you don't want;
  • give me whatever peaches you don't want;
  • need any help we can get;
  • no milk whatsoever is left;
  • not any milk is left;
  • pick any card