to each his own

variants: or each to his own

Definition of to each his own

used to say that other people are free to like different things
  • I don't care for football, but to each his own.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  1. : each one

  1. : to or for each : apiece

own play
  1. : belonging to oneself or itself

  2. used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. : to have or hold as property : possess

  2. : to have power or mastery over

  3. : to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed : admit

  1. : one or ones belonging to oneself


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