Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. To or for each one; each: There is enough bread for everyone to have two slices apiece.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Each by itself; by the single one; to each; as the share of each.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Each by itself; by the single one; to each; as the share of each.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • For each piece, article, thing, or person; for each; to each; each: as, they cost a dollar apiece; there is an orange apiece.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. to or from every one of two or more (considered individually)

Etymologies

Middle English a pece : a, a; see a2 + pece, piece; see piece.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
a- +‎ piece (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The taking up half the bed so his father and I are left a quarter apiece is even cute to some degree.

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  • You can cut the top of a pumpkin, drop in apiece of plastic and leave candy for the Trick or Treaters. depending on where you live, this may or may not work.

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  • But outside these coffee hubs the Clover, at an average of $11,000 apiece, is a snow leopard.

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  • Raich and Miller are easily the two best skiers on the circuit this year, and both had a win apiece in the slalom entering the race.

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  • Lecavalier had a pair of assists while throwing his body all over the ice as the Lightning evened the best-of-seven series at one win apiece with a 4-1 victory over the Calgary Flames.

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  • Jay Pandolfo collected a goal and an assist and helped kill all seven power plays by the Ottawa Senators as the Devils squared the Eastern Conference finals at one win apiece with a 4-1 triumph.

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  • DENVER (Ticker) -- Chris Carrieri scored his first career playoff goal as the Colorado Rapids evened their first-round series at one win apiece with a 1-0 blanking of the Dallas Burn.

    Major League Soccer - Dallas vs. Colorado

  • Recovering in time to shoot, Shaun and I dropped a rooster apiece from the flock.

    Admiring the View

  • Johan Hedberg recovered from a shaky start and Alexei Kovalev and Mario Lemieux fueled a comeback from a two-goal deficit as the Penguins evened the Eastern Conference finals at one win apiece with a 4-2 victory over the Devils.

    National Hockey League - Penguins vs. Devils

  • Seattle evened the three-game series between baseball's top two teams at a win apiece and remains on pace to break the American

    American League Baseball - Mariners vs. Yankees

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