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Definition of apiece

: for each one : individually

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Examples of apiece in a Sentence

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 Floors 3 through 10 — each the size of 3½ football fields — would hold more than 700 beds apiece in spacious dorm rooms for a total of nearly 5,900 beds in the building, with the capacity for more than 10,000. Los Angeles Times, 19 Feb. 2022 China Mobile's shares were trading at 58.64 yuan ($9.23) apiece in Shanghai as of 2:34 p.m. local time. Michelle Toh, CNN, 5 Jan. 2022 Golden State also got 12 from Kevon Looney on 6-for-6 shooting, and 11 apiece from Andrew Wiggins and Klay Thompson. Tim Reynolds, Hartford Courant, 5 June 2022 The stock price rose to Rs918 apiece in early trade but was still below the issue price. Mimansa Verma, Quartz, 17 May 2022 Victor Oladipo scored 13 for Miami, which got 12 from Bam Adebayo and 10 apiece from Tyler Herro and P.J. Tucker. oregonlive, 10 May 2022 Six Grizzlies players scored in double figures, led by 23 apiece from Dillon Brooks and Desmond Bane. Damichael Cole, USA TODAY, 30 Apr. 2022 The Wave faced the Pacific Northwest powers twice apiece in the Challenge Cup preseason tournament, ending the event Saturday with a 1-1 tie against Reign before a capacity crowd (6,000) at the University of San Diego. Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Apr. 2022 And the Sharks and Blue Jackets won a game apiece in Stockholm in ’10. Ross Mckeon, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of apiece

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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23 Jun 2022

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“Apiece.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apiece. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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Kids Definition of apiece

: for each one They cost 25 cents apiece.

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