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Definition of apiece

: for each one : individually

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His shoes weigh four pounds apiece. when you figure that they usually sell for six dollars apiece, you're getting quite a bargain
Recent Examples on the Web Whitesburg splits Luke Barker and Isaiah Matthews scored 18 points apiece in Whitesburg Christian’s 55-53 win over Athens Bible. Daniel Boyette, al, "Huntsville hoops roundup: Tatyanna Davis powers Lee to victories," 27 Jan. 2020 Trice and Micah Potter scored 11 points apiece and Nate Reuvers added 10 for the Badgers, who hit 18 of 34 three-pointers (52.9%) Tuesday against Nebraska. Jeff Potrykus, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Purdue 70, Wisconsin 51: Execution on offense and effort on the glass were atrocious in the first half," 24 Jan. 2020 Maddie Vanderpool and Kennedy Studdert scored 13 points apiece. Marcus Gutierrez, Houston Chronicle, "Hoops roundup: Kingwood boys win in overtime; K-Park girls win 5th straight," 23 Dec. 2019 On the other side, Bryan and Jordan Stiemke scored 23 points apiece to keep C. Milton Wright in the game until the very end. Chris Jeter, baltimoresun.com, "Aberdeen boys basketball outlasts C. Milton Wright in double overtime," 11 Dec. 2019 Fowler, Habighorst, and Tackett each scored seven points apiece in the team’s season-opening loss to Catoctin on Friday. Megan Woodward, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Girls Basketball: 2019-20 Preview Capsules," 10 Dec. 2019 South has two players who have scored 10 points apiece, Logan Orr and Hayden Fox, to rank sixth in conference scoring. Anchorage Daily News, "The CIC has two undefeated hockey teams, and they meet Wednesday," 4 Dec. 2019 Sacred Heart 97, Quinnipiac 80: Tyler Thomas and Kinnon LaRose scored 17 points apiece to lead Sacred Heart past Quinnipiac in Hamden. Staff And Wire Reports, courant.com, "State college basketball: Merrimack holds off Hartford," 24 Nov. 2019 Xavier Johnson, Terrell Brown and Ryan Murphy scored 13 points apiece as Pittsburgh slipped past Florida State 63-61 on Wednesday night in a rare Atlantic Coast Conference season opener. Will Graves, orlandosentinel.com, "FSU falls 63-61 at Pitt in ugly ACC opener," 6 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of apiece

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of apiece was in the 15th century

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“Apiece.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apiece. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of apiece

: for or to each person or thing


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Kids Definition of apiece

: for each one They cost 25 cents apiece.

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