Meaning of “anyone” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “anyone” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /ˈen·iˌwʌn, -wən/ also anybody, /ˈen·iˌbɑd·i, -bə·di/

any person whatever, or (esp. in negative statements and questions) a person, but without saying which person:

Hello, is anyone home?
If anyone calls, tell them I’m out of the office.
We didn’t know anyone when we first moved here, but now we have lots of friends.
I can’t think of anyone with more imagination than Maggie.

(Definition of “anyone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)