Definition of Even in English :

Define Even in English

Even meaning in English

Meaning of Even in English

Pronunciation of Even in English

Even pronunciation in English

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Even

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Noun

1. eve, even, evening, eventide

the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)

Example Sentences:
'he enjoyed the evening light across the lake'

Verb

2. even, even out, flush, level

make level or straight

Example Sentences:
'level the ground'

3. even, even out

become even or more even

Example Sentences:
'even out the surface'

Adjective

5. even

divisible by two

6. even, fifty-fifty

equal in degree or extent or amount; or equally matched or balanced

Example Sentences:
'even amounts of butter and sugar'
'on even terms'
'it was a fifty-fifty (or even) split'
'had a fifty-fifty (or even) chance'
'an even fight'

7. even

being level or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture; or being in the same plane or at the same height as something else (i.e. even with)

Example Sentences:
'an even application of varnish'
'an even floor'
'the road was not very even'
'the picture is even with the window'

8. even, regular

symmetrically arranged

Example Sentences:
'even features'
'regular features'
'a regular polygon'

9. even, regular

occurring at fixed intervals

Example Sentences:
'a regular beat'
'the even rhythm of his breathing'

10. even, level, tied

of the score in a contest

Example Sentences:
'the score is tied'

Adverb

11. even

used as an intensive especially to indicate something unexpected

Example Sentences:
'even an idiot knows that'
'declined even to consider the idea'
'I don't have even a dollar!'

12. even

in spite of; notwithstanding

Example Sentences:
'even when he is sick, he works'
'even with his head start she caught up with him'

13. even, still, yet

to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons

Example Sentences:
'looked sick and felt even worse'
'an even (or still) more interesting problem'
'still another problem must be solved'
'a yet sadder tale'

14. even

to the full extent

Example Sentences:
'loyal even unto death'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Even

see synonyms of even
adjective
1. 
level and regular; flat
an even surface
2. (postpositive; foll by with)
on the same level or in the same plane (as)
one surface even with another
3. 
without variation or fluctuation; regular; constant
an even rate of progress
4. 
not readily moved or excited; placid; calm
an even temper
5. 
equally balanced between two sides
an even game
6. 
equal or identical in number, quantity, etc
two even spoonfuls of sugar
7. 
a. 
(of a number) divisible by two
b. 
characterized or indicated by such a number
maps are on the even pages
Compare odd (sense 4)
8. 
relating to or denoting two or either of two alternatives, events, etc, that have an equal probability
an even chance of missing or catching a train
9. 
having no balance of debt; neither owing nor being owed
10. 
just and impartial; fair
an even division
11. 
exact in number, amount, or extent
an even pound
12. 
equal, as in score; level
now the teams are even
13. mathematics
(of a function) unchanged in value when the sign of the independent variable is changed, as in y = z2
odd (sense 8)
14.  even money
15.  get even
16.  of even date
adverb
17. 
(intensifier; used to suggest that the content of a statement is unexpected or paradoxical)
even an idiot can do that
18. 
(intensifier; used with comparative forms)
this is even better
19. 
notwithstanding; in spite of
even having started late she soon caught him up
20. 
used to introduce a more precise version of a word, phrase, or statement
he is base, even depraved
21. 
used preceding a clause of supposition or hypothesis to emphasize the implication that whether or not the condition in it is fulfilled, the statement in the main clause remains valid
even if she died he wouldn't care
22. archaic
that is to say; namely (used for emphasis)
he, even he, hath spoken these things
23. archaic
all the way; fully
I love thee even unto death
24.  even as
25.  even so
verb
26. 
to make or become even
noun
an archaic word for eve, evening

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Even

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adjective
1. 
flat; level; smooth
even country
2. 
not irregular; not varying; uniform; constant
an even tempo
3. 
calm; tranquil; serene; placid
an even disposition
4. 
in the same plane or line; in line
water even with the rim
5. 
equally balanced
6. 
a. 
owing and being owed nothing
b. 
with neither a profit nor a loss
7. 
revenged for a wrong, insult, etc.
8. 
just; equitable; fair
an even exchange
9. 
equal or identical in number, quantity, degree, score, etc.
10. 
exactly divisible by two
said of numbers see also odd
11. 
exact
an even mile
adverb
12.  Obsolete
in an even manner
13.  used as an intensive or emphatic particle meaning:
a. 
though it may seem improbable; moreover; indeed; fully
even unto death; even a fool could understand
b. 
exactly; precisely; just; in no other way but
it happened even as I expected
c. 
just as; while; already
even as he spoke, she entered
d. 
still; yet
used in emphasizing a comparison
an even worse mistake
e.  Archaic
namely; particularly
one there was, even John
verb transitive, verb intransitive
14. 
to make, become, or be even; level off; equalize or be equalized
often with off, out, or up
noun
Archaic
evening

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Even

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adj.
1.
a. Having a horizontal surface; flat: an even floor.
b. Having no irregularities, roughness, or indentations; smooth. See Synonyms at level.
c. Being in the same plane or line; parallel: The picture is even with the window.
2.
a. Having no variations or fluctuations; uniform: the even rhythm of his breathing.
b. Of uniform distribution: an even application of varnish.
c. Placid; calm: an even temperament.
3.
a. Equal or identical in degree, extent, or amount: Use even amounts of butter and sugar.
b. Equally matched or balanced: an even fight.
c. Just; fair: an even bargain.
d. Having nothing due on either side; square: If we each take half, then we'll be even.
e. Having exacted full revenge: He finally got even with his betrayer.
4. Having equal probability; as likely as not: an even chance of winning.
5. Sports
a. Having an equal score: The teams are even at halftime.
b. Being equal for each opponent. Used of a score.
6. Mathematics
a. Exactly divisible by 2.
b. Characterized or indicated by a number exactly divisible by 2.
7.
a. Having an even number in a sequence.
b. Having an even number of members.
8. Having an exact amount, extent, or number; precise: an even pound; an even foot.
adv.
1.
a. To a greater degree or extent. Used as an intensive with comparative adjectives and adverbs: This painting is good, but that one is even better.
b. Indeed; moreover. Used as an intensive: He was happy, even ecstatic. Even a child knows better.
c. Used as an intensive to indicate something that is unexpected: declined even to consider the idea.
2. At the same time as; already; just: Even as we watched, the turtle emerged from its shell.
3. To a degree that extends; fully: loyal even unto death.
4. Exactly; precisely: It was even as he said: the jewel was gone.
tr. & intr.v. e·vened, e·ven·ing, e·vens
To make or become even.
n.
Archaic
Evening.

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