Pronunciation: (en'ē-thing"),[key] —pron. any thing whatever; something, no matter what: Do you have anything for a toothache?
—n. 1. a thing of any kind.
2. anything goes, any type of conduct, dress, speech, etc., is considered acceptable or valid or is likely to be encountered and tolerated: That resort is a place where anything goes!
—adv. 1. in any degree; to any extent; in any way; at all: Does it taste anything like chocolate? 2. anything but, in no degree or respect; not in the least: The plans were anything but definite.