HyperDic: even

English > 14 senses of the word even:
ADVERBallevenused as an intensive especially to indicate something unexpected
allevenin spite of
alleven, yet, stillto a greater degree or extent
allevento the full extent
ADJECTIVEallevendivisible by two
alleven, fifty-fiftyequal in degree or extent or amount
allevenbeing level or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture
alleven, regularsymmetrically arranged
alleven, regularoccurring at fixed intervals
alleven, tied, levelof the score in a contest
VERBcontacteven, flush, level, even outmake level or straight
changeeven, even outbecome even / even / even / even / even or more even / even / even / even / even
changeeven, even outmake even / even / even / even / even or more even / even / even / even / even
NOUNtimeeven, evening, eve, eventidethe latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
even > pronunciation
Soundsiy'vihn
RhymesAdrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > even: 14 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdivisible by two.
Oppositeodd, unevennot divisible by two
Spanishpar
English > even: 14 senses > adjective 2
MeaningEqual in degree or extent or amount; or equally matched or balanced.
Examples
  • "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"
Synonymfifty-fifty
BroaderequalHaving the same quantity, value, or measure as another
Nounsevennessthe quality of being balanced
Adverbsevenlyin equal amounts or shares
English > even: 14 senses > adjective 3
MeaningLevel 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).
Examples
  • "an even application of varnish"
  • "an even floor"
  • "the road was not very even"
  • "the picture is even with the window"
Attribute ofevenness, invariabilityA quality of uniformity and lack of variation
Narrowerflat, level, planeHaving a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
flatbottom, flatbottomed, flat-bottomed, flat-bottomHaving a flat bottom
flushOf a surface exactly even with an adjoining one, forming the same plane
justifiedHaving words / words so spaced that lines have straight even margins
lap-jointedJointed so as to produce a flush surface
leveloriented at right angles to the plumb
straight-grainedOf timber
true, straightaccurately fitted
See alsosmoothHaving a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities
steadynot subject to change or variation especially in behavior
Oppositeunevennot even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture
Spanishconstante, igual, regular, uniforme
Catalanigual
Nounsevennessthe quality of being balanced
Adverbsevenlyin a level and regular way
English > even: 14 senses > adjective 4
Meaningsymmetrically arranged.
Example"even features"
Synonymregular
Broadersymmetrical, symmetricHaving similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding / corresponding parts
Nounsevennessa quality of uniformity and lack of variation
English > even: 14 senses > adjective 5
MeaningOccurring at fixed intervals.
Example "the even rhythm of his breathing"
Synonymregular
Broadersteadynot subject to change or variation especially in behavior
Spanishregular, uniforme
Nounsevennessa quality of uniformity and lack of variation
Adverbsregularlyin a regular way without variation
English > even: 14 senses > adjective 6
MeaningOf the score in a contest.
Synonymstied, level
BroaderequalHaving the same quantity, value, or measure as another
Spanishempatado
Nounsevennessthe quality of being balanced
English > even: 14 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall).
Example"he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"
Synonymsevening, eve, eventide
Partssunset, sundownThe time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscleThe time of day immediately following sunset
Narrowerguest nightAn evening when members of a club or college can bring their friends as guests
Broaderday, daytime, daylightThe time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
Spanishanochecer, atardecer, even, noche, tarde
Catalancapvespre, nit, tarda, vesprada, vespre, vetlla
English > even: 14 senses > adverb 1
MeaningUsed as an intensive especially to indicate something unexpected.
Examples
  • "even an idiot knows that"
  • "declined even to consider the idea"
  • "I don't have even a dollar!"
Spanishincluso
English > even: 14 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn spite of; notwithstanding.
Examples
  • "even when he is sick, he works"
  • "even with his head start she caught up with him"
English > even: 14 senses > adverb 3
MeaningTo a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons.
Examples
  • "looked sick and felt even worse"
  • "an even (or still) more interesting problem"
Synonymsyet, still
Spanishaún, peor, todavía, ya
English > even: 14 senses > adverb 4
MeaningTo the full extent.
Example"loyal even unto death"
English > even: 14 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake level or straight.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsflush, level, even out
NarrowergradeLevel to the right gradient
strickle, strikeSmooth with a strickle
stricklelevel off with a strickle in a measuring container
Broaderchange surfaceUndergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
Spanishallanar, igualar, nivelar, uniformar
Catalanallisar, anivellar, aplanar, esplanar, igualar, tapar sots, terraplenar
English > even: 14 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome even / even / even / even / even or more even / even / even / even / even.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"even out the surface"
Synonymeven out
Caused byeven, even outmake even / even / even / even / even or more even / even / even / even / even
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishigualar, nivelar
Catalananivellar, igualar
English > even: 14 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake even / even / even / even / even or more even / even / even / even / even.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymeven out
Cause toeven, even outBecome even / even / even / even / even or more even / even / even / even / even
Broaderregularize, regularisemake regular or more regular
See alsoeven out, even off, even upadjust for
Spanishigualar, nivelar
Catalananivellar, igualar

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