any number of
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Many; also, no particular amount of. The meaning here depends on the context. I can give you any number of reasons for John's absence means I can offer many reasons. Any number of subscribers might stay home means that an unknown number will not attend.
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Words nearby any number of
any day, anyhoo, anyhow, any longer, anymore, any number of, any old, anyon, anyone, anyone's guess, anyplace
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