Any More or Anymore?

Should I write "any more" or "anymore"?

The Quick Answer

Any More

(adjective phrase or noun phrase) "additional" or "extra"
  • I don't want any more pizza. correct tick (adjective phrase)
  • I don't want any more. correct tick (noun phrase; "more" is a pronoun, making the term a noun phrase)


(adverb) "at present," "still," or "any longer"
  • Anne cannot eat peanuts anymore. correct tick
any more or anymore?
Many spellcheckers show "anymore" as a spelling mistake, but that is wrong. "Any more" and "anymore" are both possible. The two-word version "any more" refers to additional things. It has a meaning similar to "any additional" or "any further." The one-word version "anymore" means "at present," "still," or "any longer." For example:
  • I cannot eat any more sweets. correct tick
  • ("Any more" refers to additional things. It can usually be replaced with "any additional.")
  • I will not tolerate this noise anymore. correct tick
  • ("Anymore" means "any longer." It is an adverb of time. It can usually be replaced with "any longer.")

Quick Test on Any More and Anymore

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More Examples with "Any More"

Here are some more example sentences with "any more":
  • Do you have any more issues you'd like to raise? correct tick
  • I don't have any more time to spend on this project. correct tick
  • I can't take any more criticism. I need some positive feedback. correct tick
  • We don't have any more paper in the printer. Can you refill it? correct tick
  • I don't have any more cash on me. Can I pay you back later? correct tick
  • I can't handle any more stress. I need a break. correct tick
  • I don't want to buy anymore clothes. My closet is already full. wrong cross
  • I don't need anymore advice. I've already made up my mind. wrong cross

More Examples with "Anymore"

Here are some more example sentences with "anymore":
  • I don't watch football anymore. correct tick
  • I don't eat fast food anymore because it's bad for my health. correct tick
  • My grandfather doesn't drive anymore because his eyesight isn't good. correct tick
  • We don't watch the news anymore because it's too depressing. correct tick
  • I don't have time to play video games anymore because of my job. correct tick
  • I don't trust politicians anymore. correct tick
  • My phone doesn't hold a charge anymore, so I need a new one. correct tick
  • I don't stay up late anymore because I need to get enough sleep. correct tick
  • I don't listen to the radio any more because I prefer podcasts. wrong cross
  • Sarah does not wear high heels any more because they hurt her feet. wrong cross
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.