apiece


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a·piece

 (ə-pēs′)
adv.
To or for each one; each: There is enough bread for everyone to have two slices apiece.

[Middle English a pece : a, a; see a2 + pece, piece; see piece.]

apiece

(əˈpiːs)
adv
(postpositive) for, to, or from each one: they were given two apples apiece.

a•piece

(əˈpis)

adv.
for each one; each: The muffins were a dollar apiece.
[1425–75; late Middle English a pease. See a2, piece]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.apiece - to or from every one of two or more (considered individually)apiece - to or from every one of two or more (considered individually); "they received $10 each"

apiece

adverb each, individually, separately, for each, to each, respectively, from each, severally He and I had two fish apiece.
together, overall, collectively, all together, en masse, as a group
Translations
لِكُل واحِد
každý
hver
hver, hvor, á mann
kiekvienam
gabalākatram
adam başınaher birine

apiece

[əˈpiːs] ADV (= for each person) → cada uno/a; (= for each thing) → cada uno/a
they had a gun apiecetenía cada uno un revólver
he gave them an apple apiecedio una manzana a cada uno
the rule is a dollar apiecela regla es un dólar por cabeza or persona

apiece

[əˈpiːs] adv
(= for each person) → chacun(e)
(= for each item) → chacun(e)

apiece

advpro Stück; (= per person)pro Person; I gave them two apieceich gab ihnen je zwei; they had two cakes apiecesie hatten jeder zwei Kuchen

apiece

[əˈpiːs] advciascuno/a
he gave them £10 apiece → ha dato loro dieci sterline (per) ciascuno
these pens sell at 90p apiece → queste penne si vendono a 90 pence l'una

apiece

(əˈpiːs) adverb
to, for, by etc each one of a group. They got two chocolates apiece.
References in classic literature ?
Floods of toy telephones were being sold on the streets at a shilling apiece; and although the Government was charging sixty dollars a year for the use of its printing-telegraphs, people protested loudly against paying half as much for telephones.
Up the street apiece he broke silence and said impressively: "It was a lie--that is my opinion of it!"
So one morning they were given a quarter apiece and a roll with a sausage in it, and, with their minds top-heavy with good advice, were sent out to make their way to the city and learn to sell newspapers.
O'Reilly," said the duke, leading him into the chapel, "look at these diamond studs, and tell me what they are worth apiece."
"And I am going to give you fifty gulden apiece. There they are."
It's not for me to boast of any family with which I have the honour to be connected; at the same time, Mrs Kenwigs's is--I should say,' said Mr Kenwigs, abruptly, and raising his voice as he spoke, 'that my children might come into a matter of a hundred pound apiece, perhaps.
"I wish," said Margaret, striking out a novel thought, "that somebody would give us all a large fortune apiece!"
Pork, powder, and biscuit was the cargo, with only a musket and a cutlass apiece for the squire and me and Redruth and the captain.
Meanwhile the count had arrived at his house; it had taken him six minutes to perform the distance, but these six minutes were sufficient to induce twenty young men who knew the price of the equipage they had been unable to purchase themselves, to put their horses in a gallop in order to see the rich foreigner who could afford to give 20,000 francs apiece for his horses.
As for the tower, I would have it two stories, of eighteen foot high apiece, above the two wings; and a goodly leads upon the top,railed with statuas interposed; and the same tower to be divided into rooms, as shall be thought fit.
Certain cannon-shots in the Federal war cost one thousand dollars apiece. This one of President Barbicane, unique in the annals of gunnery, might well cost five thousand times more.
These three should shoot three arrows apiece, and the one that shot the best should again be chosen.