each meaning

EN[iːt͡ʃ] [it͡ʃ] [-iːtʃ]
  • Each may refer to:
  • each, a determiner and indefinite pronoun in the English language
  • EACH, Educational Action Challenging Homophobia, a UK charitable organisation

    Definition of each in English Dictionary

  • NounPLeaches
    1. (operations, philosophy) An individual item: the least quantitative unit in a grouping.
    2. Determiner
      1. All; every; qualifying a singular noun, indicating all examples of the thing so named seen as individual or separate items (compare every).
        1. Irregular bedtimes may disrupt healthy brain development in young children, according to a study of intelligence and sleeping habits.  ¶ Going to bed at a different time each night affected girls more than boys, but both fared worse on mental tasks than children who had a set bedtime, researchers found.
      2. Every one; every thing.
        1. I'm going to give each of you a chance to win. ‎
      3. For one; per.
        1. The apples cost 50 cents each. ‎
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The colonies in each well were pooled and recultured for characterization and storage.
        • Eggcrates are carefully aligned at specific locations by adjusting the location of each radially with corresponding tube holes.
        • Both countries can rebuild now that they have made peace with each other.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Each boy stole a glance at the other and met the same look of disbelief.
        • Each primitive germ cell gives rise, by repeated divisions, to a number of smaller cells termed oögonia, from which the ova or primary oöcytes are developed.
        • Each wit may praise it for his own dear sake, / And hint he writ it, if the thing should take.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • It is this uniqueness that draws curious coffee and food lovers, and inspire them to go cafe-hopping to savour a different experience at each.
        • At one extreme, the two plots in Malaysia are in tall, evergreen forest; have no regular dry season; and include over 800 tree and treelet species each.
        • With the CE protocol, tortuous loops were better detected in 43.5%, capillary nonperfusion regions in 26.1%, and neovascularization and hemorrhages in 13% each.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Determiners
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Pronouns
            • Indefinite pronouns
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          1. en eaches
          2. en each-way
          3. en each way
          4. en eachother
          5. en eachwhere
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of each for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "each" is a determiner. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a pronoun, more specifically, an indefinite pronoun.
          Difficultness: Level 1
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          Definiteness: Level 9
          Definite    ➨     Versatile