"anything" meaning in English

Adverb

IPA: /ˈɛn.i.θɪŋ/ [General-American], /ˈæ.ni.θɪŋ/ [Ireland], /ˈɛ.nɪ.θɪŋ/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˈɛ.ni.θɪŋ/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˈɛ.nə.θɪŋ/ [General-Australian] Audio: en-us-anything.ogg [US]
  1. In any way, any extent or any degree. Tags: not-comparable
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: English compound determinatives, English indefinite pronouns, English third person pronouns

Noun

Forms: anythings [plural] IPA: /ˈɛn.i.θɪŋ/ [General-American], /ˈæ.ni.θɪŋ/ [Ireland], /ˈɛ.nɪ.θɪŋ/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˈɛ.ni.θɪŋ/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˈɛ.nə.θɪŋ/ [General-Australian] Audio: en-us-anything.ogg [US]
  1. Someone or something of importance. Related terms: anybody, anyone, anywhere, everything, nothing, something, thing Translations (someone or something): (note: A@Wrist-PalmUp-A@CenterTrunkhigh-PalmUp 5@SideTrunkhigh-PalmUp-5@SideTrunkhigh-PalmUp) (American Sign Language), mikä tahansa (Finnish), οτιδήποτε (otidípote) (Greek), makjo (Guerrero Amuzgo), 何でも (nandemo) (Japanese), quisquam (Latin), kwalunkwe ħaġa (Maltese), qualquer coisa [feminine] (Portuguese), cineva (Romanian), ceva (Romanian), dad [masculine] (Scottish Gaelic), càil [feminine] (Scottish Gaelic), karkoli [neuter] (Slovene), något (Swedish), vad som helst (Swedish), vilken som helst (Swedish), vilket som helst (1) (Swedish), עפּעס‎ (epes) (Yiddish)
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: English compound determinatives, English compound words, English indefinite pronouns, English pronouns, English third person pronouns

Pronoun

IPA: /ˈɛn.i.θɪŋ/ [General-American], /ˈæ.ni.θɪŋ/ [Ireland], /ˈɛ.nɪ.θɪŋ/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˈɛ.ni.θɪŋ/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ˈɛ.nə.θɪŋ/ [General-Australian] Audio: en-us-anything.ogg [US]
  1. Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; a thing of any kind; something or other. Synonyms: aught
  2. Expressing an indefinite comparison.
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories: English compound determinatives, English compound words, English indefinite pronouns, English pronouns, English third person pronouns Derived forms: anythingarian, anything else, anything goes, as anything, if anything, not much of anything, not that there's anything wrong with that Translations (any thing of any kind): (note: A@Wrist-PalmUp-A@CenterTrunkhigh-PalmUp 5@SideTrunkhigh-PalmUp-5@SideTrunkhigh-PalmUp) (American Sign Language), што-не́будзь (što-njébudzʹ) (Belarusian), нішто́ (ništó) [with-negation] (Belarusian), нещо (nešto) (Bulgarian), каквото и да е (kakvoto i da e) (Bulgarian), qualsevol cosa (Catalan), alguna cosa (Catalan), quelcom (Catalan), tot (Catalan), res [with-negation] (Catalan), re (Catalan), ھیچ‎ (hîç) (Central Kurdish), anaskajneye (Chamicuro), ᎦᎱᏍᏗ (gahusdi) (Cherokee), cokoliv (Czech), iets (Dutch), alles (Dutch), wat dan ook (Dutch), io ajn (Esperanto), mikä (Finnish), mikä tahansa (Finnish), n'importe quoi (French), rien [with-negation] (French), calquera cousa (Galician), ნებისმიერი რამ (nebismieri ram) (Georgian), irgendetwas (German), irgendwas (German), 𐌰𐌹𐌽𐍃𐌷𐌿𐌽 (ainshun) (Gothic), οτιδήποτε (otidípote) [neuter] (Greek), ό (Greek), τι (ó,ti) (Greek), akármi (Hungarian), bármi (Hungarian), irgo (Ido), aon rud (Irish), qualunque cosa (Italian), qualsiasi cosa (Italian), niente (Italian), 何でも (nandemo) (alt: なんでも) (Japanese), អី (ʼəy) (Khmer), 아무것도 (amugeotdo) (Korean), било што (bilo što) (Macedonian), што било (što bilo) (Macedonian), што и да било (što i da bilo) (Macedonian), اڤ٢‎ [Jawi] (Malay), apa-apa [Rumi] (Malay), 什麼 (Mandarin), 什么 (shénme) (Mandarin), nhee erbee (Manx), أي حاجة‎ (alt: ʔayy ḥāja) (Moroccan Arabic), ndrongoo [with-negation] (Ngazidja Comorian), cokolwiek ('whatever') [neuter] (Polish), byle co ('whatever') [neuter] (Polish), coś (english: 'something' eg. 'I have never done anything like that.') [neuter] (Polish), nic [neuter, with-negation] (Polish), wszystko (english: eg. 'I would do anything for her.') [neuter] (Polish), qualquer coisa [feminine] (Portuguese), orice (Romanian), nimic (Romanian), всё (Russian), что уго́дно (vsjó, što ugódno) (Russian), всё (vsjo) (Russian), что уго́дно (što ugódno) (Russian), rud sam bith (Scottish Gaelic), bilošto [Roman] (Serbo-Croatian), bilo što [Roman] (Serbo-Croatian), čokoľvek (Slovak), cualquier cosa (Spanish), kitu [class-7, with-negation] (Swahili), någonting (Swedish), vad som helst (Swedish), ఏమైనా (ēmainā) (Telugu), samting (Tok Pisin), що-не́будь (ščo-nébudʹ) (Ukrainian), ніщо́ (niščó) [with-negation] (Ukrainian), будь-що (budʹ-ščo) (Ukrainian), עפּעס‎ (epes) (Yiddish)

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