Any More or Anymore?

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I am wondering if anyone else out there is confused by the "any more" or "anymore" spellings and meanings. Perhaps I was absent the day this topic was taught way back when. Or maybe this is new, like "anyways".

Thanks for your help.

Laura

See example:

I didn't feel guilty any more, and I was pretty sure I had nothing left in the way of feelings.
asked Jan 29 at 15:54 Laura Tveras New member

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Anymore has evolved from any more.  Some people will tell you that it is not proper to make it one word.  Language constantly changes.  For instance, the dictionary now lists ginormous as a word.

 

A bit of research reveals the difference between any more and anymore, as used today.

 

Anymore means any longer.  I don't feel guilty anymore

 

Any more indicates a quantity.  I don't have any more books to read.

link comment answered Jan 30 at 08:19 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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