any


any
/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. every: any schoolchild would know that.
4. (with a negative) none at all.
5. a great or unlimited (amount): any number of things.
pronoun
6. (construed as singular) any person; anybody
7. (construed as plural) any persons: he does better than any before him; unknown to any.
8. any single one or any one's; any thing or things; any quantity or number: I haven't any.
adverb
9. in any degree; to any extent; at all: do you feel any better?; will this route take any longer?
phrase
10. any one …, any single or individual (person or thing): any one part of the town.
11. get any, Colloquial to have sexual intercourse: are you getting any?
{Middle English; Old English ǣnig, from ān one}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

Synonyms:
(of many), / (indefinitely), , ,


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