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
Pronounce Even in Englishsee synonyms of even
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'
make level or straight
Example Sentences:'level the ground'
4. even, even out
make even or more 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'
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
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'
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!'
in spite of; notwithstanding
Example Sentences:'even when he is sick, he works''even with his head start she caught up with him'
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'
to the full extent
Example Sentences:'loyal even unto death'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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