- (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:
- Maria and Robert loved each other.
- 1915, G[eorge] A. Birmingham [pseudonym; James Owen Hannay], chapter I, in Gossamer, New York, N.Y.: George H. Doran Company, OCLC 5661828 ↗:
- There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. […] Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place. Pushing men hustle each other at the windows of the purser's office, under pretence of expecting letters or despatching telegrams.
- French: l'un l'autre, les uns les autres
- German: einander (but in limited use; see lemma)
- Italian: a vicenda
- Portuguese: um ao outro, se
- Russian: (accusative, genitive) друг дру́га
- Spanish: el uno al otro, entre sí, mutuamente, se