Definition of “every” - Learner’s Dictionary


determiner uk us /ˈevri/

A1 each one of a group of people or things:

He knows the name of every child in the school.
Every one of the paintings was a fake.

A1 used to show that something is repeated regularly:

He goes to Spain every summer.
Take the antibiotics every four hours.

B2 as much as is possible:

I'd like to wish you every success in your new job.
Every effort is being made to solve the problem.
every now and then/every so often

sometimes, but not often:

We still meet up every now and then.
one in every five/ten, etc

used to show how many people or things in a group are affected by or involved in something

(Definition of “every” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)