Anything vs. Anythings

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  • Anything (pronoun)

    Any object, act, state, event, or fact whatever; a thing of any kind; something or other.

    “I would not do it for anything or any ring.”


  • Anything (pronoun)

    Expressing an indefinite comparison.

  • Anything (noun)

    Someone or something of importance.

  • Anything (adverb)

    In any way, any extent or any degree.

    “That isn’t anything like a car.”

    “She’s not anything like as strong as me.”

  • Anythings (noun)

    plural of anything

  • Anything (pronoun)

    used to refer to a thing, no matter what

    “nobody was saying anything”

    “he inquired whether there was anything he could do”

    “have you found anything?”

  • Anything (pronoun)

    used for emphasis

    “I was ready for anything”

  • Anything (pronoun)

    used to indicate a range

    “he trains anything from seven to eight hours a day”

Oxford Dictionary

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