Pronouns

Indefinite Pronouns

Meanings

 

pronoun

meaning

                                                                  singular

another

an additional or different person or thing

anybody/anyone

no matter what person

anything

no matter what thing

each

every one of two or more people or things, seen separately

either

one or the other of two people or things

enough

as much or as many as needed

everybody/everyone

all people

everything      

all things

less

a smaller amount

little

a small amount

much

a large amount

neither

not one and not the other of two people or things

nobody/no-one

no person

nothing

no single thing, not anything

one

an unidentified person

other

a different person or thing from one already mentioned

somebody/someone

an unspecified or unknown person

something

an unspecified or unknown thing

you

an unidentified person (informal)

                                                         plural

both

two people or things, seen together

few

a small number of people or things

fewer

a reduced number of people or things

many

a large number of people or things

others

other people; not us

several

more than two but not many

they

people in general (informal)

                                         singular or plural

all

the whole quantity of something or of some things or people

any

no matter how much or how many

more

a greater quantity of something; a greater number of people or things

most

the majority; nearly all

none

not any; no person or persons

some

an unspecified quantity of something; an unspecified number of people or things

such

of the type already mentioned