Definition of quisque
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LEM
quisque, quaeque, quodque
pronoun (indefinite (quis))
  1. each one, everybody, every one, everything
  2. [after a pron reflex] each for himself, severally, individually, without exception
Abbreviations
quis-que quaeque, quidque, and (adj.) quodque, pron. indef, whoever it be, whatever, each, each one, every, everybody, every one, everything (of more than two): ut quisque venerat, Accedebam, i. e. whoever arrived, T.: mens cuiusque is est quisque, the mind is the man: quod quisque imperator habeat: statuere, quid quemque cuique praestare oporteat: sibi quoque tendente, ut periculo prius evaderet, L.: quis quosque nostrum loquatur: Quantulum enim summae curtabit quisque dierum, Si, etc., H.: quo quisque est sollertior, hoc docet laboriosius: Quanto quisque sibi plura negaverit, H.

—Sing. with plur apposit.: decimus quisque ad supplicium lecti, L.: ultimi cum suis quisque ducibus, Cu.

—Plur: ut quosque studium aut gratia occupaverunt, i. e. them severally, L.: quae apud quosque visenda sunt: Singula quaeque locum teneant, H.

—After a sup., of an entire class: optimus quisque ita loquebatur, i. e. all noblemen: doctissimus quisque, every man of learning: asperrima quaeque ad laborem deposcimus, L.: antiquissimum quodque tempus, Cs.

—Plur. (usu. when the whole consists of several groups): in optimis quibusque gloriae certamen, i. e. in cases of friendship between eminent men: multi mortales convenere . . . maxime proximi quique, L.: litterae longissimae quaeque.

—With primus or proximus, always the first, at each earliest time, as soon as possible in each case: primum quidque videamus, i. e. let us take up the first point first: si quis fecerit . . . de eius honore primo quoque die referant: ne proxima quaeque amoliendo aditum facerent, L.: primo quoque tempore, as soon as possible, the earliest possible moment, C., L.

—After an ordinal num: tertio quoque verbo excitabantur, at every other word: quinto quoque anno, i. e. every four years.

—After a pron reflex., each for himself, severally, individually, without exception: pro se quisque: ut quanti quisque se ipse faciat, tanti fiat ab amicis: quo ferat natura sua quemque: ut pro suā quisque patriā dimicent ferro, L.

—Rarely before the pron: quisque suos patimur Manes, V.: quos Poenus in civitates quemque suas dimisit, L.

—For uter, each: Oscula quisque suae matri properata tulerunt, O.

—Quisque as fem. for quaeque: quo quisque pacto hic vitam vostrorum exigit, T.
 
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