Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

apiece

play
adverb \ə-ˈpēs\

Simple Definition of apiece

  • : for or to each person or thing

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of apiece

  1. :  for each one :  individually

Examples of apiece in a sentence

  1. His shoes weigh four pounds apiece.

  2. <when you figure that they usually sell for six dollars apiece, you're getting quite a bargain>



15th Century

First Known Use of apiece

15th century


APIECE Defined for Kids

apiece

play
adverb \ə-ˈpēs\

Definition of apiece for Students

  1. :  for each one <They cost 25 cents apiece.>





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up apiece? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a smart aleck

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

oily maudlin angry prompt
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ