: for each one : individually

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 Although Hardaway spent an even amount of time with both the Warriors and Heat — six seasons apiece — the crossover legend singles out Miami as the best stretch during his illustrious career. Dj Siddiqi, Forbes, 18 Feb. 2024 As part of Friday’s ruling, the judge also ordered both of Trump’s sons to pay $4 million apiece. Jake Offenhartz, Fortune, 17 Feb. 2024 The cutting-edge chips that are (or will be) used in Apple’s latest generation smartphones, for instance, now cost less than $100 apiece. Andrew S. Erickson, Foreign Affairs, 16 Feb. 2024 Michael Caine Three performers tie for the second-most BAFTA nominations in male acting categories with eight apiece. Wesley Stenzel, EW.com, 14 Feb. 2024 Early in the second period, Rapid City evened the score at one apiece. Zach Welch, Kansas City Star, 13 Feb. 2024 Monet also won three Grammys, while Swift, Eilish and Cyrus had two wins apiece. Music Phoebe Bridgers, one of 2017’s biggest indie music buzz acts, sees both sides now Feb. 1, 2018 SZA, whose real name is Solana Rowe, had a field-leading nine nominations. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 6 Feb. 2024 The sage green rugs are on sale for $12, which comes out to $6 apiece. Isabel Garcia, Peoplemag, 6 Feb. 2024 Singer Phoebe Bridgers, recording engineer Serban Ghenea and Victoria Monét followed closely behind with seven apiece. Alexandra Del Rosario, Los Angeles Times, 5 Feb. 2024 See More

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First Known Use

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 26 Feb. 2024.

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