each

each
each [ēch]
adj., pron.
[ME ech, elc, each, every < OE ælc < * agilic, akin to OHG iogilith (Ger jeglich) < PGmc * aiw-galic: see AYE1 & ALIKE]
every one of two or more considered separately [each (one) of you will be notified]
adv.
apiece [give them two apples each]
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each other
each one the other; one another [we help each other]: Some speakers use each other only of two individuals and one another only of more than two, but in common use no distinction is made

English World dictionary. . 2014.

Synonyms:
(of two), , (archaic and poetical), , , / (of several),


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