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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 any /ˈɛni/
 (a.)什?,一些;任何的 哪一個,哪些(ad.)稍,絲毫

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·ny a. & pron.
 1. One indifferently, out of an indefinite number; one indefinitely, whosoever or whatsoever it may be.
 Note:Any is often used in denying or asserting without limitation; as, this thing ought not be done at any time; I ask any one to answer my question.
    No man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son.   --Matt. xi. 27.
 2. Some, of whatever kind, quantity, or number; as, are there any witnesses present? are there any other houses like it?   “Who will show us any good?”
 Note: It is often used, either in the singular or the plural, as a pronoun, the person or thing being understood; anybody; anyone; (pl.) any persons.
    If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, . . . and it shall be given him.   --Jas. i. 5.
    That if he found any of this way, whether they were men or women, he might bring them bound unto Jerusalem.   --Acts ix. 2.
 At any rate, In any case, whatever may be the state of affairs; anyhow.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·ny, adv. To any extent; in any degree; at all.
    You are not to go loose any longer.   --Shak.
    Before you go any farther.   --Steele.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (in negative statements) either every little or very great
             but unspecified; "can't stand any noise"; "could not
             endure chemotherapy for any length of time" [syn: any(a)]
      2: one or some or every or all without specification; "give me
         any peaches you don't want"; "not any milk is left"; "any
         child would know that"; "pick any card"; "any day now";
         "cars can be rented at almost any airport"; "at twilight
         or any other time"; "beyond any doubt"; "need any help we
         can get"; "give me whatever peaches you don't want"; "no
         milk whatsoever is left" [syn: any(a), whatever, whatsoever]
      adv : to any degree or extent; "it isn't any better"