Indefinite Pronoun – a pronoun that does not refer to any person, amount, or thing in particular, e.g. anything, something, anyone, everyone.

The following examples are very common and mostly used to all English language speakers around the world. The Indefinite Pronoun can be singular, plural, or both. Try to read this one!

Pronoun Meaning Example
SINGULAR Another used to refer to an additional person or thing. You have to try another one.
Anyone any person or people. Does anyone have her phone number?
Anything used to refer to a thing, no matter what. Jason loves coffee more than anything.
Each used to refer to every one of two or more people or things, regarded and identified separately. Each of you should buy this important book.
Either one or the other of two people or things. You can say it either today or tomorrow.
Enough as much or as many as required. He has enough money for his vacation.
Everyone every person. She gave some gifts for everyone.
Everything all things; all the things of a group or class. Everything will be alright if she will follow the rules.
Less a smaller amount of; not as much. You have less than 5 minutes.
Little a small amount of. They are a little bit nervous when they look at the judges.
Much a large amount. Venice ate too much food.
Neither not the one nor the other of two people or things; not either. Neither Jane nor Laura listen to the beautiful music.
No one no person; not a single person. No one cares about him.
Nothing not anything; no single thing. You have to tell nothing about what you’ve heard last night.
Other a person or thing that is different or distinct from one already mentioned or known about. One was white and the other was brown.
One a person of a specified kind. She is the one that you are looking for.
Someone an unknown or unspecified person; some person. There is someone telling him that he needs to change his pants.
Something a thing that is unspecified or unknown. She has something to tell you.
PLURAL Both used to refer to two people or things. Both of them love to play guitar.
Few a small number of. There are a few seconds left on the game.
Fewer a reduced number of people or things. Fewer than 20 people attended the meeting.
Many a large number of people or things. So happy to hear that many students passed the examination.
Others person/s or thing/s that is different or distinct from one already mentioned or known about. He wants to treat fairly to others.
Several more than two but not many. Martha adopted a baby for several years.
BOTH All the whole quantity or extent of a particular group or thing. All of them love to sing.
Any one or some of a thing or number of things, no matter how much or many. You have to choose any of these hats.
More a greater or additional amount; a greater number of people or things. She added more sugar to her coffee.
Most greatest in amount or degree. Most of the teachers like to use marker than chalk.
None not any; no person. None of the children ate the vegetable salad.
Some an unspecified number or amount of people or things. He tried to convince the customers around him but some are not interested.
Such of the type previously mentioned. She is such a lovely person.


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