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Dictionary Definition

anything n : a thing of any kind; "do you have anything to declare?"

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  • /ˈɛniθɪŋ/, /"EniTIN/
  • Hyphenation: an·y·thing


  1. In any way, any extent or any degree.
    That isn't anything like a car


  1. Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; thing of any kind; something or other; aught; as, I would not do it for anything.
  2. Expressing an indefinite comparison;—with as or like.


any thing of any kind

Usage notes

Note: Any thing, written as two words, is now commonly used in contradistinction to any person or anybody. Formerly it was also separated when used in the wider sense. Necessity drove them to undertake any thing and venture any thing. --De Foe.


someone or something


Extensive Definition

Anything may refer to:
In music:
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