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Any appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • If you can't can any candy can,
    how many candy cans can a candy canner can
    if he can can candy cans ?
  • What noise annoys a noisy oyster?
    Any noise annoys a noisy oyster,
    but a noisy noise annoys a noisy oyster most!
  • When I went to Warsaw, I saw a saw that could outsaw any saw that I ever saw. Now, if you go to Warsaw and see a saw that could outsaw the saw I saw, I'd like to see your saw saw.
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Any appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Joy, name 'em any O.J.!
  • Snort any dim anus tsunami dynatrons.
  • Define men I pull, as any nasal lupine men I fed.
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The word any is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the adjective any

What does any mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more any / most any

  1. one or some or every or all without specification
    • examples: give me any peaches you don't want | not any milk is left | any child would know that | pick any card | any day now | cars can be rented at almost any airport | at twilight or any other time | beyond any doubt | need any help we can get
    • adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
    • synonyms of any: whatever / whatsoever
    • similar: some

Definition of the adverb any

What does any mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. to any degree or extent
    • example: it isn't any better

Alternative definition of the adverb any


  1. To even the slightest extent, at all.

Other definitions of any

What does any also mean?


  1. At least one; of at least one kind. One at all.
  2. No matter what kind.


  1. Any thing(s) or person(s).


Any a.k.a. Anthony Municipal Airport is a city-owned public-use airport located three miles northwest of the central business district of Anthony, a city in Harper County, Kansas, United States.


Any is a fictional character from the 2000 film Waiting for the Messiah.


  1. "Any" is a musical single of Mr. Children.
    • released on (12 years ago)
  2. "Any" is a composition.


  1. Any a.k.a. The Anyin language is spoken principally in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. It is an Akan member of the Kwa branch of the Niger–Congo family of languages. The closest relative of Anyin is Baoulé, and it is also close to Nzema.
    • also known as Anyin, Anyi, Agni
  2. ANY was an architectural journal, published by the ANYone Corporation for over seven years. A total of 27 issues were published. The first issue was published in May 1993, and its last was published in October 2000. ANY was succeeded by Log, also published by the ANYone Corporation.

Phrases with Any

Phrases starting with the word Any:

  1. Any Old
  2. Any more
  3. Any Time
  4. any longer
  5. Any and All
  6. Any Old Thing
  7. Any Minute Now
  8. any-and-all bid
  9. Any Nook or Cranny

Phrases ending with the word Any:

  1. Getting Any
  2. Lepanthes Any

Other phrases containing the word Any:

  1. at any cost
  2. at any rate
  3. in any case
  4. in any event
  5. By Any Chance
  6. for any price
  7. With Any Luck
  8. at any expense
  9. Not by Any Means

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Any

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Google previewDictionarium Britannicum: Or a More Compleat Universal Etymological English Dictionary Than Any Extant ... (1730)

by Nathaniel Bailey

upon fuch a pleafant Subject, as is your Lordship's Charaćter, without observing fome of its Beauties, tho' at the fame Time we were not unapprehensive of Exciting your Lordship's Refentment, in Prefuming to bestow any Encomiums on you, ...

Google previewA Compendious Law Dictionary ... New edition, revised, corrected, and enlarged to the present time [by T. H. Horne]. (1813)

by Thomas POTTS (of Chiswick.)

for enabling any person to obtain a debenture or certificate, entitling him to receive any drawback of duties of customs, 4s. Charter of resignation, or of confirmation, or of novodamus, or upon apprising, or upon a decree of adjudication in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Mexico (2001)

by Nancy Capace

Any act necessary for the preservation of ...

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Quotes about Any

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty. (John F. Kennedy)
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Scrabble value of A1N1Y4

The value of this 3-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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