Learn useful list of Indefinite Pronouns with meaning and examples in English.
What is an Indefinite Pronoun?
An indefinite pronoun is a pronoun that refers to non-specific beings, objects, or places. Indefinite Pronouns can also function as other parts of speech too, depending on context.
Most indefinite pronouns are either singular or plural. However, some of them can be singular in one context and plural in another. For examples:
Another, anybody, anyone, anything, each, either, enough, everybody, everyone, everything, little, much, neither, nobody, no one, nothing, one, other, somebody, someone, something
Both, few, fewer, many, others, several
Both singular and plural
All, any, more, most, none, some, such.
List of Indefinite Pronouns
The most commonly used indefinite pronouns are listed below, with examples, as singular, plural or singular/plural.
Indefinite Pronouns Examples | Singular
We finally moved to another apartment.
Has anybody seen my pen?
I swear I won’t tell anyone this secret.
Anything is possible if you believe.
Each company is fighting to protect its own commercial interests.
Either one will be fine.
Enough is enough.
Everyone cheered for the violinist at our school concert.
Everything is going as planned.
“Less is more.” – Mies van der Rohe
“Little can stop Manchester United now.”
Much has happened since we met.
Neither side is prepared to compromise.
No one can cope with her in English.
Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
One of the boys tripped over and crashed into a tree.
He raised one arm and then the other.
Somebody rang the doorbell.
There’s someone at the door.
Something makes me want to dance.
Indefinite Pronouns Examples | Plural
Both are guilty.
A few of the justices voiced their opposition.
Fewer are smoking these days.
Many people feel that the law should be changed.
Depend on others and you always repent.
Several letters arrived this morning.
Indefinite Pronouns Examples | Both Singular and Plural
All of the newspapers were soaked.
All of them are experts in their chosen field.
Any press is good press.
Any will do.
More were ignored.
More is better.
Most was rotten.
Most would agree.
None of us was going to the party.
She waited for a reply, but none came.
Here is some.
We showed them some of our photos.
Such is life.
Such were the joys.