any person at all; anybody: Did anyone see the accident?
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How to use anyone in a sentence
The scene was heavily cordoned off to traffic and anyone not with the police, press, or residents.
At the same time anyone could carry anything—even drugs—easily.
The injunction, she argued, only applies to these four plaintiffs—not to anyone else.The Back Alley, Low Blow-Ridden Fight to Stop Gay Marriage in Florida Is Finally Over | Jay Michaelson | January 5, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
anyone who tries to draw attention to threats instead of quietly burying them is worsening the problem.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism | Arthur Chu | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Liberals distrust business and anyone with power—better to tell them exactly what to do.
But just wishing never made anyone larger or taller, not even a pig, and Squinty stayed the same size.Squinty the Comical Pig | Richard Barnum
"Never better pleased to see anyone in my life," said Blair, nearly shaking Lawrence's arm off.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
Nor is there anyone of that order who talks of going back to those kingdoms without the most urgent reason making it necessary.
In all my life I had never seen a handsomer man, and I don't suppose anyone else there had either.Uncanny Tales | Various
If Wee Willie Winkie took an interest in anyone, the fortunate man was envied alike by the mess and the rank and file.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II | Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for anyone
any person; anybody
(used with a negative or a question) a person of any importance: is he anyone in this town?
(often preceded by just) any person at random; no matter who
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