What does each mean?

Definitions for eachitʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word each.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. each(a)(adverb)

    (used of count nouns) every one considered individually

    "each person is mortal"; "each party is welcome"

  2. 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"


  1. each(Noun)

    An individual item: the least quantitative unit in a grouping.

  2. Origin: From eche, from ælc, contraction of æghwilc, from aiwô, equivalent to ay + like. Compare ilk, elk, elk, elk, ellik, elk, jeglich.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Each

    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

  2. Each

    every; -- sometimes used interchangeably with every

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Each

    ēch, adj. every one in any number separately considered.—adv. Each′where, everywhere. [A.S. ǽlc, supposed to be for á-ge-líc, from á (=aye), pfx. ge-, and líc, like—i.e. aye-like.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'each' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #152

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'each' in Written Corpus Frequency: #386

Anagrams for each »

  1. Aceh, ache, Ache, HACE


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of each in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of each in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cicero:

    To each his own.

  2. Van Aken:

    Each space is unique.

  3. Gwendolyn Brooks:

    Each body has its art...

  4. Brian Rios and Eos Parish:

    Just let us love each other.

  5. Jerri Jackson:

    They loved each other dearly.

Images & Illustrations of each

  1. eacheacheach

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