Meaning of “anything” - Learner’s Dictionary


pronoun us uk /ˈeniθɪŋ/
Extra Examples
I can't hear anything - you must be imagining it.I'll call you the moment I hear anything.Are you doing anything next Wednesday?Are you looking for anything in particular?Did you get anything nice for your birthday?

A1 used in questions and negatives to mean 'something':

I don't have anything to wear.
Can I get you anything?
Was there anything else (= another thing) you wanted to say?

A1 any object, event, or situation:

We can do anything you like.
Tom will eat anything.
anything like

B2 used in questions and negatives to mean 'at all similar to':

Does he look anything like his brother?

(Definition of “anything” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)