Definitions for even

Definitions for (noun) even

Main entry: eve, even, evening, eventide

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

Usage: he enjoyed the evening light across the lake

Definitions for (verb) even

Main entry: even, even out

Definition: make even or more even

Main entry: even, even out

Definition: become even or more even

Usage: even out the surface

Main entry: level, flush, even, even out

Definition: make level or straight

Usage: level the ground

Definitions for (adj) even

Main entry: even, fifty-fifty

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

Usage: 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

Main entry: even, tied, level

Definition: of the score in a contest

Usage: the score is tied

Main entry: even

Definition: 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)

Usage: an even application of varnish; an even floor; the road was not very even; the picture is even with the window

Main entry: even

Definition: divisible by two

Main entry: regular, even

Definition: occurring at fixed intervals

Usage: a regular beat; the even rhythm of his breathing

Main entry: even, regular

Definition: symmetrically arranged

Usage: even features; regular features; a regular polygon

Definitions for (adv) even

Main entry: even

Definition: used as an intensive especially to indicate something unexpected

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

Main entry: even, yet, still

Definition: to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons

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

Main entry: even

Definition: in spite of; notwithstanding

Usage: even when he is sick, he works; even with his head start she caught up with him

Main entry: even

Definition: to the full extent

Usage: loyal even unto death

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