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either

ei·ther

either

 
pronunciation:
i thr
parts of speech:
adjective, pronoun, conjunction, adverb
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: one or the other of two.
You can have either a piece of cake or a slice of pie, but not both.
definition 2: each of two.
There is a side table on either side of the bed.
 
part of speech: pronoun
definition: one or the other.
I know I can choose between the two, but I really don't want either.
 
part of speech: conjunction
definition: used to indicate choice in a phrase or sentence (fol. by or).
Either come in the house or stay out in the yard.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: as well as; also; in the like manner; similarly (used to emphasize negative statements).
If you're not having dessert, then I won't either.I don't like flying and my husband doesn't either, so we generally drive on vacations.