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  • 1 Any — A ny, a. & pron. [OE. [ae]ni[yogh], [ae]ni, eni, ani, oni, AS. [=ae]nig, fr. [=a]n one. It is akin to OS. [=e]nig, OHG. einic, G. einig, D. eenig. See {One}.] 1. One indifferently, out of an indefinite number; one indefinitely, whosoever or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 any — any·one; any·thing·ar·i·an; any·wheres; any; any·wise; gow·any; any·body; any·thing; …

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  • 3 Any — Cet article possède des paronymes, voir : Annie et Anis. Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

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  • 4 any — (adj.) O.E. ænig any, anyone, lit. one y, from P.Gmc. *ainagas (Cf. O.S. enig, O.N. einigr, O.Fris. enich, Du. enig, Ger. einig), from PIE *oi no one, unique (see ONE (Cf. one)). The y ma …

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  • 5 Any — A ny, adv. To any extent; in any degree; at all. [1913 Webster] You are not to go loose any longer. Shak. [1913 Webster] Before you go any farther. Steele. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Any — or ANY may refer to: *Any (song), a song by the Japanese rock band Mr.Children *Anglesey, Wales *Anthony Municipal Airport, from its IATA airport code *ANY (magazine), a New York based architectural journal published from 1993 to 2000 …

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  • 7 any — Mot Monosíl·lab Nom masculí …

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  • 8 any — [[t]e̱ni[/t]] ♦ 1) DET: DET pl n/n uncount You use any in statements with negative meaning to indicate that no thing or person of a particular type exists, is present, or is involved in a situation. I never make any big decisions... I m not… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 any — an|y [ eni ] function word, quantifier *** Any can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a singular countable noun): It s a puzzle that any intelligent child could solve. (followed by a plural or uncountable noun): Are there …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 any — 1 / eni/ determiner, pronoun 1 used to refer to each one or all members of a group, saying it does not matter which: Any child who attempts to escape is beaten. | You can obtain a valuation from any accredited insurance valuer. | Any plan chosen… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 any */*/*/ — UK [ˈenɪ] / US adverb, determiner, pronoun Summary: Any can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a singular countable noun): It s a puzzle that any intelligent child could solve. (followed by a plural or uncountable noun):… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 any — an|y1 W1S1 [ˈeni] determiner, pron 1.) [usually in questions and negatives] some or even the smallest amount or number ▪ Have you got any money? ▪ Do you need any further information? any of ▪ Are any of the paintings for sale? ▪ They didn t… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 any — 1) adv. (used with the comparative form of adjectives and with good) any better (I wonder if they can work any better); any good (I don t think that this wine is any good); any easier (that doesn t make my job any easier); any more difficult (do… …

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  • 14 any — adj., pron., & adv. adj. 1 (with interrog., neg., or conditional expressed or implied) a one, no matter which, of several (cannot find any answer). b some, no matter how much or many or of what sort (if any books arrive; have you any sugar?). 2 a …

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  • 15 any — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ǣnig; akin to Old High German einag any, Old English ān one more at one Date: before 12th century 1. one or some indiscriminately of whatever kind: a. one or another taken at random < ask… …

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  • 16 any — /en ee/, adj. 1. one, a, an, or some; one or more without specification or identification: If you have any witnesses, produce them. Pick out any six you like. 2. whatever or whichever it may be: cheap at any price. 3. in whatever quantity or… …

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  • 17 any — 1. adjective 1) is there any cake left? Syn: some, a piece of, a part of, a bit of 2) it doesn t make any difference Syn: the slightest bit of, a scrap of, a shred of, a whit of, a particle of, an iota of, a j …

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  • 18 any — an•y [[t]ˈɛn i[/t]] adj. 1) one, a, an, or some; one or more without specification or identification: If you have any witnesses, produce them. Pick out any six you like[/ex] 2) whatever or whichever it may be: at any price[/ex] 3) in whatever… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 any — determiner & pronoun 1》 used to refer to one or some of a thing or number of things, no matter how much or how many. 2》 whichever of a specified class might be chosen. adverb at all; in some degree (used for emphasis). Phrases any more (also… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 ANY — Cet article possède des paronymes, voir : Annie et Anis. Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …

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