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adjective \ˈēch\

Simple Definition of each

  • : every one of two or more people or things considered separately

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of each

  1. :  being one of two or more distinct individuals having a similar relation and often constituting an aggregate

Examples of each in a sentence

  1. A rope was tied to each end of the boat.

  2. Each student had a different explanation.



Origin and Etymology of each

Middle English ech, from Old English ǣlc; akin to Old High German iogilīh each; both from West Germanic *aiw- ever, always (whence Old English ā always) + *galīkaz having the same form, like (whence Old English gelīc like) — more at aye, like


First Known Use: before 12th century


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each

pronoun

Simple Definition of each

  • : each one

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of each

  1. :  each one <to each his own>

Examples of each in a sentence

  1. He took shot after shot, each missing by inches.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of each

before 12th century


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each

adverb

Simple Definition of each

  • : to or for each

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of each

  1. :  to or for each :  apiece <cost a dollar each>

Examples of each in a sentence

  1. They cost 50 cents each.

  2. We were allowed two tries each.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of each

before 12th century



EACH Defined for Kids

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each

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adjective \ˈēch\

Definition of each for Students

  1. :  every one of two or more individuals considered separately <read each book>




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each

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pronoun

Definition of each for Students

  1. :  each one <We each took a turn.>




3

each

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adverb

Definition of each for Students

  1. :  to or for each :  apiece <We were given two presents each.> <They cost 50 cents each.>





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