Definition of Either. Meaning of Either. Synonyms of Either
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Definition of Either
EitherEither Ei"ther (?; 277), a. & pron. [OE. either, aither, AS.
?g?er, ?ghw[ae]?er (akin to OHG. ?ogiwedar, MHG. iegeweder);
[=a] + ge + hw[ae]?er whether. See Each, and Whether, and
cf. Or, conj.]
1. One of two; the one or the other; -- properly used of two
things, but sometimes of a larger number, for any one.
Lepidus flatters both, Of both is flattered; but he
neither loves, Nor either cares for him. --Shak.
Scarce a palm of ground could be gotten by either of
the three. --Bacon.
There have been three talkers in Great British,
either of whom would illustrate what I say about
2. Each of two; the one and the other; both; -- formerly,
also, each of any number.
His flowing hair In curls on either cheek played.
On either side . . . was there the tree of life.
The extreme right and left of either army never
Either Ei"ther, conj. Either
precedes two, or more, co["o]rdinate words or phrases, and is
introductory to an alternative. It is correlative to or.
Either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a
journey, or peradventure he sleepeth. --1 Kings
Few writers hesitate to use either in what is called a
triple alternative; such as, We must either stay where
we are, proceed, or recede. --Latham.
Note: Either was formerly sometimes used without any
correlation, and where we should now use or.
Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive
berries? either a vine, figs?? --James iii.
Meaning of Either from wikipedia
/Or is an influential
book by philosopher
Søren Kierkegaard. Either
/Or and related terms
may also refer
/Or (album), music
/Or (Danish: Enten
– Eller) is the first published
work of the Danish philosopher
Søren Kierkegaard. Appearing
in two volumes
in 1843 under
/Or is the third studio album
/Or was recorded
in Portland, Oregon...
Or And is an album
and Swiss pianist Sylvie
in studio after their
Way may refer
way or hybrid
offence, in criminal
Way (film), a 2011 Icelandic comedy
Way (album), by Zoot Sims...
- type of informal fallacy
in which something
is falsely claimed
to be an "either
/or" situation, when in fact there
is at least
- A Sleeper Either
cl**** (SLE) and Sleeper Either
cl**** with Pantry
(SLEP) are a type of railway sleeping
car used in Great
Britain. Some units
- In political
communication, the phrase
with us, or against
us" and similar variations
are used to depict situations
as being polarized
- mathematics, the either
is a topological structure defined
on the closed interval
[−1, 1] by declaring
a set open if it either
does not contain...
- triable either
way, or wobbler
is one of the special
in the common
law jurisdictions where
the case may be prosecuted either
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