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    even - Dictionary definition and meaning for word even

    Definition
    (noun) the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    Synonyms : eve , evening , eventide
    Example Sentence
    • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
    Definition
    (verb) make level or straight
    Synonyms : even out , flush , level
    Example Sentence
    • level the ground
    Definition
    (verb) become even or more even
    Synonyms : even out
    Example Sentence
    • even out the surface
    Definition
    (verb) make even or more even
    Synonyms : even out
    Definition
    (adj) divisible by two Definition
    (adj) equal in degree or extent or amount; or equally matched or balanced
    Synonyms : fifty-fifty
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) 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 Sentence
    • an even application of varnish
    • an even floor
    • the road was not very even
    • the picture is even with the window
    Definition
    (adj) symmetrically arranged
    Synonyms : regular
    Example Sentence
    • even features
    • regular features
    • a regular polygon
    Definition
    (adj) occurring at fixed intervals
    Synonyms : regular
    Example Sentence
    • a regular beat
    • the even rhythm of his breathing
    Definition
    (adj) of the score in a contest
    Synonyms : level , tied
    Example Sentence
    • the score is tied
    Definition
    (adv) used as an intensive especially to indicate something unexpected
    Example Sentence
    • even an idiot knows that
    • declined even to consider the idea
    • I don't have even a dollar!
    Definition
    (adv) in spite of; notwithstanding
    Example Sentence
    • even when he is sick, he works
    • even with his head start she caught up with him
    Definition
    (adv) to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons
    Synonyms : still , yet
    Example Sentence
    • looked sick and felt even worse
    • an even (or still) more interesting problem
    • still another problem must be solved
    • a yet sadder tale
    Definition
    (adv) to the full extent
    Example Sentence
    • loyal even unto death
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