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Definition of Even


  1. Evening. See Eve, n. 1.
  2. 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.
  3. Equable; not easily ruffed or disturbed; calm; uniformly self-possessed; as, an even temper.
  4. Parallel; on a level; reaching the same limit.
  5. 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.
  6. Without an irregularity, flaw, or blemish; pure.
  7. Associate; fellow; of the same condition.
  8. Not odd; capable of division by two without a remainder; -- said of numbers; as, 4 and 10 are even numbers.
  9. To make even or level; to level; to lay smooth.
  10. To equal
  11. 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.
  12. To set right; to complete.
  13. To act up to; to keep pace with.
  14. To be equal.
  15. In an equal or precisely similar manner; equally; precisely; just; likewise; as well.
  16. Up to, or down to, an unusual measure or level; so much as; fully; quite.
  17. As might not be expected; -- serving to introduce what is unexpected or less expected.
  18. At the very time; in the very case.
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Even Translations

even in Dutch is gelijk, vlak, effen
even in Italian is anzi, perfino, personalmente, una volta, pari
even in Latin is equus, aequus, vel
even in Norwegian is flat, glatt, lik, til og med, jevn, selv om
even in Spanish is incluso, mismo, igual, plano, liso