Definition of any:

part of speech: adverb

To any extent; at all: used with comparatives; as, any better.

part of speech: adjective

One indefinitely; every; whoever.

part of speech: adjective

One indefinitely: some: whoever.

part of speech: adjective

One, indeterminately or indefinitely; some; one of an indefinite number, quantity, or degree.

part of speech: pronoun

One; any; one.

part of speech: adverb

ANYTHING ( B.), at all.

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A first or main principle; one of the main parts of the physical world, as fire, water, air, etc.; natural environment, or life with which one is familiar; as, he is out of his element; ingredient; in chemistry, a substance which cannot be separated into other substances. ...