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Either (IPA: /ˈaɪðɝ/, /ˈiðɝ/)

Either (a. & pron.)

One of two; the one or the other; -- properly used of two things, but sometimes of a larger number, for any one.

Either (a. & pron.)

Each of two; the one and the other; both; -- formerly, also, each of any number.

Either (conj. Either)

precedes two, or more, coordinate words or phrases, and is introductory to an alternative. It is correlative to or.

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A fight is not won by one punch or kick. Either learn to endure or hire a bodyguard." - Endurance

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A person who cannot live in society, or does not need to because he is self-sufficient, is either a beast or a god." - Society

Example Sentence (Quote)

" After today, that won't be a problem... for either of us." - Star Trek: Insurrection

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Age in a virtuous person, of either sex, carries in it an authority which makes it preferable to all the pleasures of youth." - Richard Steele

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All authority must be out of a man's self, turned * * * either upon an art, or upon a man." - Authority


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