anything: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (en'ē-thing"), [key]
— pron.
  1. any thing whatever; something, no matter what: Do you have anything for a toothache?
  1. a thing of any kind.
  2. any type of conduct, dress, speech, etc., is considered acceptable or valid or is likely to be encountered and tolerated: That resort is a place where anything goes!
  1. in any degree; to any extent; in any way; at all: Does it taste anything like chocolate?
  2. in no degree or respect; not in the least: The plans were anything but definite.
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