American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- pro. Each the other. Used to indicate that a relationship or an action is reciprocal among the members of the set referred to by the antecedent: The boys like each other.
- pro. reciprocal pronoun to one another; one to the other; signifies that a verb applies to two or more entities both as subjects and as direct objects:
“Mangie and Sproutie forgot to come in the ring before the second round, which was comedically typical of them, so when they entered the ring before the third round, they chased each other about, Mangie carrying the round-two card and Sproutie carrying the round-three card.”
“As it was, the two players raised and reraised each other all-in, and then chopped the pot, each with the same hand, a full house, aces over threes.”
“Father 'actually means something, not just the acquiring of respnsibilties. nothesame wrote: if the argument goes any two people who love each other should have a right to get married or Love Makes A Family, why stop at the magic number of 2? what's special about that.”
“Their sweat-slicked bodies slid against each other as spasms wracked her body.”
“On care services minister Paul Burstow's patch, in Surrey, the two hospitals of Epsom and St Helier trust are considering divorcing each other and each getting remarried to London trusts.”
“The greatest favour in Liberal and modern Positive theology is enjoyed by the theory of Albert Ritschl, according to which the two distinct moments of justification and reconciliation hold the same relation to each other as forgiveness and regeneration.”
“The Three Amigas—Julie, Kirsten, and Sam—hugging each other on the front steps of their old high school in Riverdale, The Woodley School.”
“Does he really think people were writing letters to each other via usps?”
“The two steel beams will stand alongside each other in the same configuration as Tower One and Two at Ground Zero on a downtown square along the White River Canal, next to Station 13 and several state buildings, he said.”
“We waited on the other side, popping each other with damp towels whenever Mrs. Hood wasn't watching through the large windows.”
Looking for tweets for each other.