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Use the word any when you're talking about every possible quantity of something whether it's one, a few, or many. You might ask an ice cream truck driver, "Do you have any ice cream sandwiches?"

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Concern or solicitude respecting some thing ovent, future or uncertain, which disturbs the mind, and keeps it in a state of painful uneasiness.

Adverb
to any degree or extent; "it isn''t any better"


a. & pron.
One indifferently, out of an indefinite number; one indefinitely, whosoever or whatsoever it may be.

a. & pron.
Some, of whatever kind, quantity, or number; as, are there any witnesses present? are there any other houses like it?

adv.
To any extent; in any degree; at all.


Any

Anx*i"e*ty , n.; pl. Anxieties . [L. anxietas, fr. anxius: cf. F. anxi'82t'82. See Anxious.]67 1. Concern or solicitude respecting some thing ovent, future or uncertain, which disturbs the mind, and keeps it in a state of painful uneasiness.> A"ny , a. & pron. [OE. '91ni, '91ni, eni, ani, oni, AS. 'd6nig, fr. 'ben one. It is akin to OS. 'c7nig, OHG. einic, G. einig, D. eenig. See One.] 1. One indifferently, out of an indefinite number; one indefinitely, whosoever or whatsoever it may be. &hand; Any is often used in denying or asserting without limitation; as, this thing ought not be done at any time; I ask any one to answer my question.
No man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son.
2. Some, of whatever kind, quantity, or number; as, are there any witnesses present? are there any other houses like it? "Who will show us any good?" Ps. iv. 6. It is often used, either in the singular or the plural, as a pronoun, the person or thing being understood; anybody; anyone; (pl.) any persons.
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, . . . and it shall be given him.
That if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem.
At any rate, In any case, whatever may be the state of affairs; anyhow.

Any

Anx*i"e*ty , n.; pl. Anxieties . [L. anxietas, fr. anxius: cf. F. anxi'82t'82. See Anxious.]67 1. Concern or solicitude respecting some thing ovent, future or uncertain, which disturbs the mind, and keeps it in a state of painful uneasiness.> A"ny, adv. To any extent; in any degree; at all.
You are not to go loose any longer.
Before you go any farther.

Concern or solicitude respecting some thing ovent, future or uncertain, which disturbs the mind, and keeps it in a state of painful uneasiness.

Concern or solicitude respecting some thing ovent, future or uncertain, which disturbs the mind, and keeps it in a state of painful uneasiness.

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Usage Examples

'Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact.

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.

A Christian high school is just like any other high school in the sense of the politics and all of these levels of who's cool and what to wear.

'Design Star' was incredible, and I didn't think it could get any better, and then 'Color Splash' happened.

A friend told me that teenage girls are always looking for someone to pin their dreams on. That doesn't make it any less weird though.

A line from one of my 1997 columns - 'Do one thing every day that scares you' - is now widely attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt, though I have yet to see any evidence that she ever said it and I don't believe she did. She said some things about fear, but not that thing.

A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.

A coldly rationalist individualist can deny that he has any obligation to make sacrifices for the future.

A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

A great book provides escapism for me. The artistry and the creativity in a story are better than any drugs.

A kid in an abusive home has far fewer rights than any POW. There is no Geneva Convention for kids.

A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate.

A German immersed in any civilization different from his own loses a weight equivalent in volume to the amount of intelligence he displaces.

A lot of knowledge in any kind of an organization is what we call task knowledge. These are things that people who have been there a long time understand are important, but they may not know how to talk about them. It's often called the culture of the organization.

A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people.

A good historian is timeless although he is a patriot, he will never flatter his country in any respect.

A creative element is surely present in all great systems, and it does not seem possible that all sympathy or fundamental attitudes of will can be entirely eliminated from any human philosophy.

A lot of the players are not involved with any NHL team, so to play and travel around with the Oldtimers' it's a kind of gift that the players really appreciate.

A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.

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