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Definitions of even

  1.   become even or more even; " even out the surface"
  2.   of the score in a contest; " the score is tied"
  3.   Poetically, evening.
  4.   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); " an even application of varnish"; " an even floor"; " the road was not very even"; " the picture is even with the window"
  5.   EVENNESS.
  6.   To equalize; to make adequate.
  7.   Associate; fellow; of the same condition.
  8.   To make level; to lay smooth; to balance accounts.
  9.   In an equal or precisely similar manner; equally; precisely; just; likewise; as well.
  10.   Without an irregularity, flaw, or blemish; pure.
  11.   Level; uniform; smooth; parallel; divisible by two without a remainder; equal; balanced; calm; whole.
  12.   Level; smooth; equal; uniform; parallel to; not leaning; equally favourable; mutually at quits; balanced; capable of being divided into two equal parts without a remainder; opposed to odd.
  13.   To level or make even; to make equal.
  14.   of the score in a contest; " the score is even"
  15.   Equable; not easily ruffed or disturbed; calm; uniformly self- possessed; as, an even temper.
  16.   In like manner or degree; precisely the same; at the very time; so much as; noting an increase, addition, or slight exaggeration.
  17.   Balanced; adjusted; fair; equitable; impartial; just to both side; owing nothing on either side; - said of accounts, bargains, or persons indebted; as, our accounts are even; an even bargain.
  18.   Having a flat or smooth surface; level; not rough; equal; calm; not easily disturbed; balanced or settled; not odd, as a number.
  19.   to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons; " looked sick and felt even worse"; " an even ( or still) more interesting problem"; " still another problem must be solved"; " a yet sadder tale"
  20.   To equal
  21.   in spite of; notwithstanding; " even when he is sick, he works"; " even with his head start she caught up with him"
  22.   To level; to lay smooth; to place in an equal state.
  23.   Level; smooth; parallel; equal; not odd.
  24.   Evenly.
  25.   divisible by two
  26.   The close of the day; the night before a holy- day, as Christmas eve; time immediately preceding any important action.
  27.   Free from inequalities; level; uniform; equal.
  28.   To make or become even or level; balance.
  29.   Exactly; actually; moreover; so much as, make even, a term used in printing, especially on newspapers, for spacing out the lines so as to make the successive portions set up read straight on.
  30.   Even; y.
  31.   To be equal.
  32.   Not odd; capable of division by two without a remainder; - said of numbers; as, 4 and 10 are even numbers.
  33.   To place in an equal state, as to obligation, or in a state in which nothing is due on either side; to balance, as accounts; to make quits.
  34.   to the full extent; " loyal even unto death"
  35.   As might not be expected; - serving to introduce what is unexpected or less expected.
  36.   At the very time; in the very case.
  37.   occurring at fixed intervals; " a regular beat"; " the even rhythm of his breathing"
  38.   Exactly so: indeed: so much as: still.
  39.   equal in degree or extent or amount; or equally matched or balanced; " 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"
  40.   To act up to; to keep pace with.
  41.   make even or more even
  42.   Verily; precisely; just; quite; as much as.
  43.   To make even or smooth.
  44.   To a like degree; at the very time; fully; quite; so far as; evenly.
  45.   To make even or level; to level; to lay smooth.
  46.   Level, smooth, or equal in surface; not rough; free from irregularities; hence uniform in rate of motion of action; as, even ground; an even speed; an even course of conduct.
  47.   make level or straight; " level the ground"
  48.   Evening. See Eve, n. 1.
  49.   used as an intensive especially to indicate something unexpected; " even an idiot knows that"; " declined even to consider the idea"; " I don't have even a dollar!"
  50.   Divisible by 2 without remainder.
  51.   Up to, or down to, an unusual measure or level; so much as; fully; quite.
  52.   Parallel; on a level; reaching the same limit.
  53.   Exactly; indeed; so much as; still.
  54.   Equal: level: uniform: parallel: equal on both sides: not odd, able to be divided by 2 without a remainder: full; complete; as, - TO MAKE EVEN WITH, to square accounts with; to leave nothing owing to; as, - TO BEAR ONE'S SELF EVEN, to behave with equanimity; to guard one's consposure; as, - EVEN LINES, MAKE EVEN, terms used by printers, esp. those employed on newspaper work, meaning to space out the words of a line when the pieces of " copy" ( manuscript) do not form whole paragraphs.
  55.   To set right; to complete.
  56.   a evenness.
  57.   Evening; eve.
  58.   symmetrically arranged; " even features"; " regular features"; " a regular polygon"
  59.   Evening.
  60.   To be equal in any way; to be quits.

Antonyms for even

cockeyed, various, nonidentical, deep, askew, fluctuating, distinguishable, patchy, nosebleed, dissimilar, distinctive, lumpy, bumpy, capricious, profound, slanting, approximately, skittish, tilted, conversely, desultory, erratic, unstable, Honed, diverse, catchy, changeable, crooked, variable, flickery, Tipping, spotty, miscellaneous, crumple, ragged, discriminable, changeful, distinct, cock-a-hoop, sharpened, contrariwise, skewed, lopsided, unlike, edged, unparallel, listing, sharp, out of true, aperiodic, jaggy, edgy, unequal, spasmodic, rugged, nonuniform, Pocky, broken, roughly, rippled, rough, cross-grained, elevated, volatile, coarse, moody, spastic, inconstant, aimless, fluid, about, slanted, crinkled, approximate, stray, airy, comparative, temperamental, bold, keen, odd, inconsistent, divers, distant, wavy, intermittent, episodic, mutable, descend, haphazard, aslant, asymmetric, relative, inexact, Deviating, other, ground, changing, unsmoothed, roughened, random, oblique, Whetted, varying, off-kilter, unalike, casual, Undulating, atilt, fickle, Stropped, rolling, bottomless, choppy, scraggy, discontinuous, jagged, pitted, differentiable, crinkly, unaligned, different, trenchant, pockmarked, warped, catch-as-catch-can, imprecise, varied, scattered, sloping, asymmetrical, cutting, crazy, scrunch, near, Undulatory, unbalanced, unsteady, scraggly, more or less, again, arbitrary, sheer, uncertain, plus or minus, slapdash, abrupt, pebbly, abysmal, craggy, inclined, hilly, precipitous, disparate, sundry, occasional, unpredictable, irregular, slantwise, unsettled, fitful, wavelike, untrue, mercurial, sporadic, awry, steep, uneven, contrarily, say.

Quotes of even

  1. When you're surrounded by all these people, it can be even lonelier than when you're by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don't feel like you can trust anybody or talk to anybody, you feel like you're really alone. – Fiona Apple
  2. It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived. – Rene Descartes
  3. Nothing's a break for me. Not even the breaks are breaks. – Robert Downey, Jr.
  4. Mothers and daughters can stay very connected during teenage years. In the middle of your life, you can become very alone. Even though you're connected deeply to other family members, lovers, husbands, friends. – Holly Hunter
  5. I've enjoyed doing Wolf Blitzer's program, and I even enjoyed having a heated debate with Bill O'Reilly. I will do it any time. – Bianca Jagger
  6. But very unfortunately the merchant marine died away till even the majority of fishing done about the Cape is in the hands of the Portuguese who emigrated to the Cape some fifty years ago. – Joseph C. Lincoln
  7. I was this guy who'd been racing around down there, on that field in 1999, running straight over people, scoring tries, winning games, having fun. And I ended up so sick I couldn't even run past a little baby. – Jonah Lomu
  8. People wait in line to see me, saying there's plenty of living to be done even if you have an HIV diagnosis. People say they are 10- or 15 -year survivors and still moving forward. – Greg Louganis
  9. I still feel that a movie has to attempt to say something- even if it fails miserably. But I've sort of given up on believing that I'm going to change the world with every film I choose to act in. – Sarah Polley
  10. One in seven Americans, including more than 8 million children, does not have even basic healthcare coverage. – Dave Reichert
  11. I had very supportive parents that made the way for me, even at a time when there were very few women- no women, really; maybe two or three women- and very few, fewer than that, African -American women heading in this direction, so there were very few people to look up to. You just had to have faith. – Leah Ward Sears
  12. True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  13. The higher the sun ariseth, the less shadow doth he cast; even so the greater is the goodness, the less doth it covet praise; yet cannot avoid its rewards in honours. – Lao Tzu
  14. Hollywood is the only industry, even taking in soup companies, which does not have laboratories for the purpose of experimentation. – Orson Welles
  15. Even the most piddling life is of momentous consequence to its owner. – James Wolcott

Usage examples for even

  1. Even yet I don't know why you do." ” – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  2. “ I know you would not even think of it. ” – The Heart of Rome by Francis Marion Crawford
  3. “ " I didn't even see 'em. ” – The Rustler of Wind River by G. W. Ogden
  4. Uncle Peter says that I'm just as good as anybody, even if I have been out to work. ” – Turn About Eleanor by Ethel M. Kelley
  5. You never even thought of going. ” – The Happiest Time of Their Lives by Alice Duer Miller
  6. “ That's what you've lost- and you don't even miss it, you know so little of love!" ” – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  7. But even you and I cannot do everything. ” – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  8. And even if we could," she said, " I'm not quite sure I'd want to. ” – His Family by Ernest Poole
  9. Even at such a moment as this? ” – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  10. “ " But even if I could it is too late to think of doing so. ” – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  11. And to think that I did not even know his name! ” – The Daughters of a Genius by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  12. He may even speak a good word for me. ” – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  13. Not even to see me? ” – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  14. You ought to, you know, even if you don't have time for me. ” – Susanna and Sue by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  15. But why should I stop it,- even if I could? ” – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  16. He could ask even that good- humouredly. ” – What Maisie Knew by Henry James
  17. Even to- night my day's work's not over. ” – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  18. And you did not even thank her! ” – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  19. Don't even suggest it to him, Clendenning. ” – The Daredevil by Maria Thompson Daviess
  20. Even her life will she give for it, if need be. ” – Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor

Rhymes for even

  • beaven, keven, leven, sleven, stephen, steven;
  • uneven;

Idioms for even