anything Definition

  • 1used to refer to a thing, no matter what
  • 2any object, event, fact, or phenomenon

Using anything: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "anything" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    You can ask me anything you want.

  • Example

    I'll do anything to help you.

  • Example

    Anything is possible if you put your mind to it.

anything Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for anything

Antonyms for anything

Phrases with anything

  • nothing


    I don't have not anything to say.

  • definitely not


    The situation is anything but ideal.

  • used to suggest that something may be the case (although it may not be)


    If anything, I think we should wait until tomorrow.


Summary: anything in Brief

'Anything' [ˈɛniθɪŋ] is a pronoun used to refer to any object, event, fact, or phenomenon. It is often used in phrases like 'You can ask me anything you want,' and 'I'll do anything to help you.' 'Anything but' is a phrase that means 'definitely not,' while 'if anything' is used to suggest that something may be the case.

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