Definitions for each other

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

each` oth′er*(pron.)

  1. each the other; one another (used as a compound reciprocal pronoun):

    to love each other; to hold each other's hands; to talk to each other.

    Category: Usage Note

* Usage: Usage guides advise that each other be used only of two, and one another only of three or more or of an indefinite number. In standard practice, however, these expressions are used interchangeably, without distinction as to number.

Origin of each other:

bef. 1000

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. each other(pronoun)ʃ

    indicates every person or thing does sth to the others

    Try to help each other more.; The women sat talking to each other for hours.


  1. each other(Pronoun)

    to one another; one to the other; signifies that a verb applies to two or more entities both as subjects and as direct objects:

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'each other' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1193

Translations for each other

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

each other

used as the object when an action takes place between two (loosely, more than two) people etc

They wounded each other.

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