Each Definition

ēch
adjective
Every one of two or more considered separately.
Each (one) of you will be notified.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
none
pronoun
Every one of a group considered individually; each one.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
each-otherone-anotherevery last oneeach in her own wayeach in his own wayoneeach one
Antonyms:
none
adverb
Apiece.
Give them two apples each.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
apiecefrom each onefor each oneto each one
determiner

All; every; qualifying a singular noun, indicating all examples of the thing so named seen as individual or separate items (compare every).

Make sure you wash each bowl well; the sun comes up each morning and sets each night.
Wiktionary
Every one; every thing.
I'm going to give each of you a chance to win.
Wiktionary
The apples cost 50 cents each.
Wiktionary
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noun
(operations, philosophy) An individual item: the least quantitative unit in a grouping.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Each

Noun

Singular:
each
Plural:
eaches

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Each

Origin of Each

  • From Middle English eche, from Old English ǣlċ, contraction of ǣġhwylċ (“each, every, any, all”), from Proto-Germanic *aiwô (“ever, always”) + *galīkaz (“alike”), equivalent to ay + like. Compare Scots ilk, elk (“each, every”), West Frisian elk (“each”), Low German elk, ellik (“each”), Dutch elk (“each”), German jeglich (“any”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English ech from Old English ǣlc līk- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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