Definitions for eachitʃ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
every one of two or more considered individually or one by one:
each stone in a wall; a door at each end.
(pron.)every one individually; each one:
Each had a different solution to the problem.
Category: Function Word
(adv.)to, from, or for each; apiece:
They cost a dollar each.
* Usage: When the adjective each follows a plural subject, the verb agrees with the subject: The houses each have central heating. When the pronoun, a singular form, is followed by an of phrase containing a plural noun or pronoun, strict usage requires the singular verb: Each of the candidates has spoken on the issue. Yet plural verbs tend to occur frequently even in edited writing. Usage guides also advise that each must be referred to by a singular pronoun. Again, actual usage does not always conform. Singular pronouns do occur in the most formal speech and writing: Each club member had his own project. But the use of plural pronouns has been increasing in the U.S., partially to avoid a suggestion of sexism: Each club member had their own project. These same general patterns of pronoun agreement are followed in the use of anyone, anybody, everyone, everybody, no one, someone, and somebody. See also they .
Origin of each:
bef. 900; ME eche, OE ælc=ā ever (see ay1) +(ge)līcalike ; c. OFris ellīk, OHG ēogilīh
(used of count nouns) every one considered individually
"each person is mortal"; "each party is welcome"
each, to each one, for each one, from each one, apiece(adverb)
to or from every one of two or more (considered individually)
"they received $10 each"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
every one or all
Each child should bring a lunch.; a souvenir from each country we visited
every one or all
There are two cookies each.; If we each give a little, we'll have enough money.
An individual item: the least quantitative unit in a grouping.
Origin: From eche, from ælc, contraction of æghwilc, from aiwô, equivalent to ay + like. Compare ilk, elk, elk, elk, ellik, elk, jeglich.
every one of the two or more individuals composing a number of objects, considered separately from the rest. It is used either with or without a following noun; as, each of you or each one of you
every; -- sometimes used interchangeably with every
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'each' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #152
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'each' in Written Corpus Frequency: #386
Translations for each
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
every (thing, person etc) of two or more, considered separately
each house in this street.
- cadaPortuguese (BR)
- jede(-r, -s)German
- kumbki, igaEstonian
- हर, प्रत्येकHindi
- hvor/hver (um sig)Icelandic
- hver, hvertNorwegian
- każdy (z osobna)Polish
- هر ( شی، سری)Pashto
- varje, varendaSwedish
- her, her biriTurkish
- 每，各Chinese (Trad.)
- دو یا زیادہ افراد یا اشیا میں سے ہر ایک متفرق طور پرUrdu
- 每，各自的Chinese (Simp.)
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