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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
contradict each other
▪ The witness statements contradict each other and the facts remain unclear.
Each individual
Each individual leaf on the tree is different.
each other
▪ Susan and Robert kissed each other passionately.
each way
▪ a £10 each way bet
every/each day
▪ The museum is open to visitors every day.
in each/every direction (also in all directions)
▪ At the top of the tower there are splendid views in every direction.
played off each other
▪ The two musicians played off each other in a piece of inspired improvisation.
vying with each other
▪ There are at least twenty restaurants vying with each other for custom.
be at each other's throats
▪ Congress and the President have been at each other's throats for so long that it's a wonder they can agree on anything.
▪ Lisa and Nicole were at each other's throats the whole trip.
be made for each other
▪ Sam and Ellie are made for each other. I just can't think of either of them with anyone else.
▪ Television and the Muppets were made for each other.
▪ When they met in Paris last fall, they fell immediately in love and knew they were made for each other.
▪ A year ago, these same pundits were saying that private investors and the internet were made for each other.
▪ And everyone uses the E-word: Enya and ethereal were made for each other.
▪ People and snakes, it would seem, were made for each other.
▪ When they met in Paris last fall, they knew they were made for each other.
▪ You and Debbie were made for each other.
be/live in each other's pockets
for each/every
▪ In 1988 for every 25 writs issued, one case was determined by trial.
▪ Log files are kept for every log-in session for every student management system user.
▪ Separate assessment instruments for each unit?
▪ She cautioned that for every fire reported, eight go unreported, because local jurisdictions can contain them without help.
▪ The metric tensor requires one transformation for each of its indices.
▪ There is a different price factor for each eligible bond and for each delivery month.
▪ We identified the actions that you originally saw as negative for each person on the management committee.
▪ Whole groups of state-owned enterprises would be sold, with the Council of Ministers being responsible for each enterprise on offer.
take each day as it comes
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Each \Each\ ([=e]ch), a. or a. pron. [OE. eche, [ae]lc, elk, ilk, AS. [ae]lc; [=a] always + gel[=i]c like; akin to OD. iegelik, OHG. [=e]ogil[=i]h, MHG. iegel[=i]ch, G. jeglich. [root]209. See 3d Aye, Like, and cf. Either, Every, Ilk.]

  1. 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. ``Each of the combatants.''

    Note: To each corresponds other. ``Let each esteem other better than himself.'' Each other, used elliptically for each the other. It is our duty to assist each other; that is, it is our duty, each to assist the other, each being in the nominative and other in the objective case.

    It is a bad thing that men should hate each other; but it is far worse that they should contract the habit of cutting one another's throats without hatred.

    Let each His adamantine coat gird well.

    In each cheek appears a pretty dimple.

    Then draw we nearer day by day, Each to his brethren, all to God.

    The oak and the elm have each a distinct character.

  2. Every; -- sometimes used interchangeably with every.

    I know each lane and every alley green.

    In short each man's happiness depends upon himself.

    Note: This use of each for every, though common in Scotland and in America, is now un-English.
    --Fitzed. Hall.

    Syn: See Every.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

Old English ælc (n., pron., adj.) "any, all, every, each (one)," short for a-gelic "ever alike," from a "ever" (see aye (2)) + gelic "alike" (see like (adj.)). From a common West Germanic expression *aiwo galika (cognates: Dutch elk, Old Frisian ellik, Old High German iogilih, German jeglich "each, every"). Originally used as we now use every (which is a compound of each) or all; modern use is by influence of Latin quisque. Modern spelling appeared late 1500s. Also see ilk, such, which.


det. all; every; {{non-gloss definition|qualifying a singular noun, indicating all examples of the thing so named seen as individual or separate items (compare (term: every))}}. n. (context operations philosophy English) An individual item: the least quantitative unit in a grouping.


adj. (used of count nouns) every one considered individually; "each person is mortal"; "each party is welcome" [syn: each(a)]


adv. to or from every one of two or more (considered individually); "they received $10 each" [syn: to each one, for each one, from each one, apiece]


Each may refer to:

  • each, a determiner and indefinite pronoun in the English language
  • EACH, Educational Action Challenging Homophobia, a UK charitable organisation

Usage examples of "each".

The spider legs of the Aberrant flexed within a few feet of her, each as thick as her arm, encircling the heaving flanks of the thrashing beast.

The words shimmered in her mind, his ability to use telepathy growing stronger with each use.

These protected the main bodies by a process of ablation so that to the opposition each man appeared to flare up under fire like a living torch.

I have ever conversed, or whose treatises I have read, are firmly convinced that the several breeds to which each has attended, are descended from so many aboriginally distinct species.

Coming abreast of each other, Harry held his fire, prepared to suffer the shots of the four-pounders.

Each time he returned to the car, he half expected the girl to be gone, but she sat quietly holding the baby and absently stared toward infinity.

Their theory is confirmed by the cases in which two mixed substances occupy a greater space than either singly, especially a space equal to the conjoined extent of each: for, as they point out, in an absolute interpenetration the infusion of the one into the other would leave the occupied space exactly what it was before and, where the space occupied is not increased by the juxtaposition, they explain that some expulsion of air has made room for the incoming substance.

Spirit, with each node in the continuum of being, each link in the chain, being absolutely necessary and intrinsically valuable.

Both paths were making absolutely world-shaking discoveries, but discoveries that spoke to each other virtually not at all.

Ego and Eco were still staring at each other across an unbridgeable gulf, and the two absolutisms were altogether incompatible.

Bill of Rights uncoupled religion from the state, in part because so many religions were steeped in an absolutist frame of mind, each convinced that it alone had a monopoly on the truth and therefore eager for the state to impose this truth on others.

This illustration is not intended to apply to the older bridges with widely distended masses, which render each pier sufficient to abut the arches springing from it, but tend, in providing for a way over the river, to choke up the way by the river itself, or to compel the river either to throw down the structure or else to destroy its own banks.

Each chain over a shore span consists of two segments, the longer attached to the tie at the top of the river tower, the shorter to the link at the top of the abutment tower, and the two jointed together at the lowest point.

There are three loop formations, each one of which is spoiled by an appendage abutting upon its recurve between the shoulders at a right angle.

If examined closely the pattern will be seen to have an appendage abutting at a right angle between the shoulders of each possible recurve.