Pronunciation: (en'ē),[key] —adj. 1. one, a, an, or some; one or more without specification or identification: If you have any witnesses, produce them. Pick out any six you like. 2. whatever or whichever it may be: cheap at any price. 3. in whatever quantity or number, great or small; some: Do you have any butter? 4. every; all: Any schoolboy would know that. Read any books you find on the subject. 5. (following a negative) at all: She can't endure any criticism.
—pron. 1. an unspecified person or persons; anybody; anyone: He does better than any before him. 2. a single one or ones; an unspecified thing or things; a quantity or number: We don't have any left.
—adv. 1. in whatever degree; to some extent; at all: Do you feel any better? 2. any which way, in any manner whatever; indifferently or carelessly: Doing your work any which way is just not good enough.