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even

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Noun, Adjective, Adverb
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e=ven
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665 in 643 verses (in OT : 461 in 441 verses) (in NT : 204 in 202 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

evenn. [OE. eve, even, efen, æfen. AS. \'d6fen; akin to OS. āband, OFries, āvend, D. avond, OHG. āband, Icel. aptan, Sw. afton, Dan. aften; of unknown origin. Cf. Eve, Evening.].
     Evening. See Eve, n. 1.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
evena. [AS. efen. efn; akin to OS. eban, D. even, OHG. eban, G. efen, Icel. jafn, Dan. jevn, Sw. jämn, Goth. ibns. Cf. Anent, Ebb.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Equable; not easily ruffled or disturbed; calm; uniformly self-possessed; as, an even temper.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Parallel; on a level; reaching the same limit.  [1913 Webster]
    "And shall lay thee even with the ground."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Balanced; adjusted; fair; equitable; impartial; just to both sides; owing nothing on either side; -- said of accounts, bargains, or persons indebted; as, our accounts are even; an even bargain.  [1913 Webster]
    "To make the even truth in pleasure flow."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Without an irregularity, flaw, or blemish; pure.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Associate; fellow; of the same condition.  Wyclif (Matt. xviii. 29).  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not odd; capable of division by two without a remainder; -- said of numbers; as, 4 and 10 are even numbers.  [1913 Webster]
    "Whether the number of the stars is even or odd."  [1913 Webster]
On even ground, with equal advantage. -- On even keel (Naut.), in a level or horizontal position.
evenv. t. 
  •  To make even or level; to level; to lay smooth.  [1913 Webster]
    "His temple Xerxes evened with the soil."  [1913 Webster]
    "It will even all inequalities"  [1913 Webster]
  •  To equal.  Fuller.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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; to make equal; as, to even the score.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To set right; to complete.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To act up to; to keep pace with.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
evenv. i. 
     To be equal.  R. Carew.  [1913 Webster]
evenadv. [AS. efne. See Even, a., and cf. E'en.].
  •  In an equal or precisely similar manner; equally; precisely; just; likewise; as well.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "Even so did these Gauls possess the coast."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Up to, or down to, an unusual measure or level; so much as; fully; quite.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thou wast a soldier
    Even to Cato's wish.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Without . . . making us even sensible of the change."  [1913 Webster]
  •  As might not be expected; -- serving to introduce what is unexpected or less expected.  [1913 Webster]
    "I have made several discoveries, which appear new, even to those who are versed in critical learning."  [1913 Webster]
  •  At the very time; in the very case.  [1913 Webster]
    " Even is sometimes used to emphasize a word or phrase. “I have debated even in my soul.”"  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "I knew they were bad enough to please, even when I wrote them."  [1913 Webster]
    "By these presence, even the presence of Lord Mortimer."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

even, adj., adv., & v.
--adj. (evener, evenest)
1 level; flat and smooth.
2 a uniform in quality; constant. b equal in number or amount or value etc. c equally balanced.
3 (usu. foll. by with) in the same plane or line.
4 (of a person's temper etc.) equable, calm.
5 a (of a number such as 4, 6) divisible by two without a remainder. b bearing such a number (no parking on even dates). c not involving fractions; exact (in even dozens).
--adv.
1 used to invite comparison of the stated assertion, negation, etc., with an implied one that is less strong or remarkable (never even opened

Idiom
even as at the very moment that. even break colloq. an equal chance. even chance an equal chance of success or failure. even money
1 betting odds offering the gambler the chance of winning the amount he or she staked.
2 equally likely to happen or not (it's even money he'll fail to arrive).
even now
1 now as well as before.
2 at this very moment.
even so
1 notwithstanding that; nevertheless.
2 quite so.
3 in that case as well as in others. get (or be) even with have one's revenge on. of even date Law & Commerce of the same date.
on an even keel
1 (of a ship or aircraft) not listing.
2 (of a plan or person) untroubled.
Derivative
evenly adv. evenness n.
even, n. poet. evening.

Etymology
OE {aelig}fen

THESAURUS

even

Laodicean, a fortiori, above all, absolutely, accommodate, accordant, adjust, after all, again, albeit, algorismic, algorithmic, align, aligned, alike, aliquot, all the more, all the same, already, alternate, although, amount to, analogous, apathetic, appease, arrowlike, as well, assimilate to, at all events, at any rate, at par, au pair, automatic, balance, balanced, beating, break even, but, by turns, calm, calm down, cancel, cardinal, centrist, changeable, chiefly, circling, close, coequal, coextending, coextensive, collateral, come to, come up to, commensurate, commutable, commutative, comparable, compensate, compose, composed, concurrent, consistent, consonant, constant, continual, continuous, convertible, cool, coordinate, correspond, correspondent, counterbalance, counterpoise, countervail, cradle, cyclic, dab, damp, dead, dead straight, decimal, defensible, definitely, delicate, deserved, despite, differential, digital, direct, directly, disinterested, dispassionate, ditto, dominantly, downy, drag, draw, drawn, dress, dub, due, dulcify, ease, epochal, equable, equal, equalize, equalized, equalizing, equanimous, equate, equidistant, equilateral, equilibrize, equispaced, equitable, equivalent, especially, eurythmic, even off, even out, even so, even stephen, even up, even with, even-tempered, evenhanded, ever so, every other, exact, exactly, exchangeably, exchanged, exponential, express, expressly, fair, fair and square, faithful, faithfully, fell, fifty-fifty, figural, figurate, figurative, fine, finished, finite, first of all, fit, flat, flatten, flattened, flush, for all that, fractional, gentle, get even with, give-and-take, glabrate, glabrescent, glabrous, good, grade, grease, half-and-half, harmonious, harmonize, harrow, homaloidal, homogeneous, homogenize, honest, horizontal, howbeit, however, hush, identical, imaginary, immutable, impair, impartial, impassive, imperturbable, impossible, in a line, in all respects, in any case, in any event, in chief, in every respect, in exchange, in return, in spite of, in the main, in turn, indeed, independent, indifferent, inerrable, inerrant, infallible, infinite, integral, integrate, interchangeable, interchanged, intermittent, invariable, ipsissimis verbis, irrational, isochronal, just, just the same, justifiable, justified, keep pace with, knot, knotted, lawful, lay, lay down, lay flat, lay level, lay low, lay out, legal, leiotrichous, level, level with, levelheaded, like, lineal, linear, lined up, literally, literatim, logarithmic, logometric, lubricate, lull, mainly, make uniform, match, match up with, mathematical, measure up to, measured, mechanical, meet, meet and right, merited, methodic, methodical, metrical, metronomic, micrometrically precise, microscopic, midway, moderate, mollify, monolithic, monotonous, more than ever, mostly, mow, mutual, mutually, nay, negative, neuter, neutral, never so, nevertheless, nice, nip and tuck, no end, nonaligned, noncommitted, nonconvergent, nondivergent, nonetheless, nonpartisan, normalize, notwithstanding, numeral, numerary, numerative, numeric, odd, of a piece, oil, on a footing, on a level, on a par, on even ground, on the fence, on the level, ordered, orderly, ordinal, oscillatory, pacify, pair, pancake, par, parallel, parallelepipedal, parallelinervate, paralleling, parallelodrome, parallelogrammatic, parallelogrammic, parallelotropic, particularly, passive, peaceful, peculiarly, periodical, permutable, persistent, pinpoint, placid, plain, plane, planish, plaster, plumb, point-blank, poise, positive, positively, possible, pour balm into, precise, precisely, predominantly, primarily, prime, principally, proper, proportion, proportionate, proportioned, pulsing, quell, quiet, quite, quits, radical, rase, rather, rational, raze, reach, real, really, reciprocal, reciprocally, reciprocate, reciprocating, reciprocative, rectilineal, rectilinear, recurrent, recurring, refined, regular, regularize, regulate, religious, religiously exact, repay, reposeful, requite, rest, retaliate, retaliatory, returnable, rhythmic, rhythmical, right, right and proper, rightful, rigid, rigidly, rigorous, rigorously, rival, robotlike, rock, rock to sleep, roll, roll flat, rolled, rotary, round, ruler-straight, run abreast, run to, same, scientific, scientifically exact, seasonal, sedate, self-possessed, serene, serial, set, settle, severe, shave, smooth, smooth down, smooth out, smooth over, smooth-shaven, smoothed out, smoothen, smoothened, sober, soothe, square, squarely, squashed, squashed flat, stabile, stabilize, stable, stack up with, staid, stalemated, standard, standardize, steadfast, steady, steamroll, steamroller, stereotype, still, still more, straight, straight-cut, straight-front, straight-side, straightforward, streamlined, strict, strictly, strike a balance, suave, subdue, submultiple, subtle, surd, swapped, switched, symmetric, symmetrize, systematic, tabloid, tabular, temperate, the same, third-force, third-world, though, tie, tied, to the letter, touch, traded, tranquil, tranquilize, transcendental, transposed, trodden, trodden flat, true, truly, turn about, unbending, unbent, unbiased, unbowed, unbroken, unchangeable, unchanged, unchanging, uncommitted, uncurved, undeflected, undeviating, undeviatingly, undifferentiated, undistorted, undisturbed, undiversified, undulant, undulatory, unerring, unerringly, uniform, uniform with, uniformize, uninterrupted, uninvolved, unprejudiced, unrough, unroughened, unruffled, unswerving, unturned, unvaried, unvarying, upright, verbally, verbatim, verbatim et litteratim, verily, vertical, warrantable, warranted, wavelike, well-balanced, well-set, well-set-up, wheeling, when, word by word, word for word, yea, yet

ROGET THESAURUS

even

Uniformity

N uniformity, homogeneity, homogeneousness, consistency, connaturality, connaturalness, homology, accordance, conformity, agreement, consonance, uniformness, regularity, constancy, even tenor, routine, monotony, uniform, homogeneous, homologous, of a piece, consistent, connatural, monotonous, even, invariable, regular, unchanged, undeviating, unvaried, unvarying, unsegmented, uniformly, uniformly with, in harmony with, always, invariably, without exception, without fail, unfailingly, never otherwise, by clockwork, ab uno disce omnes.

Equality

N equality, parity, coextension, symmetry, balance, poise, evenness, monotony, level, equivalence, equipollence, equipoise, equilibrium, equiponderance, par, quits, a wash, not a pin to choose, distinction without a difference, six of one and half a dozen of the other, tweedle dee and tweedle dum, identity, similarity, equalization, equation, equilibration, co-ordination, adjustment, readjustment, drawn game, drawn battle, neck and neck race, tie, draw, standoff, dead heat, match, peer, compeer, equal, mate, fellow, brother, equivalent, equal, even, level, monotonous, coequal, symmetrical, coordinate, on a par with, on a level with, on a footing with, up to the mark, equiparant, equivalent, tantamount, indistinguishable, quits, homologous, synonymous, resolvable into, convertible, much at one, as broad as long, neither more nor less, much the same as, the same thing as, as good as, all one, all the same, equipollent, equiponderant, equiponderous, equibalanced, equalized, drawn, half and half, isochronal, isochronous isoperimetric, isoperimetrical, isobath, isobathic, equally, pari passu, ad eundum, caeteris paribus, in equilibrio, to all intents and purposes, it comes to the same thing, it amounts to the same thing, what is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gande.

Superiority

N superiority, majority, greatness, advantage, pull, preponderance, preponderation, vantage ground, prevalence, partiality, personal superiority, nobility, Triton among the minnows, primus inter pares, nulli secundus, captain, crackajack, supremacy, preeminence, lead, maximum, record, trikumia, climax, culmination, transcendence, ne plus ultra, lion's share, Benjamin's mess, excess, surplus, (redundancy), superior, greater, major, higher, exceeding, great, distinguished, ultra, vaulting, more than a match for, supreme, greatest, utmost, paramount, preeminent, foremost, crowning, first-rate, unrivaled peerless, matchless, none such, second to none, sans pareil, unparagoned, unparalleled, unequalled, unapproached, unsurpassed, superlative, inimitable facile princeps, incomparable, sovereign, without parallel, nulli secundus, ne plus ultra, beyond compare, beyond comparison, culminating, transcendent, transcendental, plus royaliste que le Roi, more catholic than the Pope increased, enlarged, beyond, more, over, over the mark, above the mark, above par, upwards of, in advance of, over and above, at the top of the scale, at its height, eminently, egregiously, preeminently, surpassing, prominently, superlatively, supremely, above all, of all things, the most, to crown all, kat exochin, par excellence, principally, especially, particularly, peculiarly, a fortiori, even, yea, still more, I shall not look upon his like again, deos fortioribus addesse.

Opposition

N opposition, antagonism, oppugnancy, oppugnation, impugnation, contrariety, contravention, counteraction, counterplot, cross fire, undercurrent, head wind, clashing, collision, conflict, competition, two of a trade, rivalry, emulation, race, absence of aid, resistance, restraint, hindrance, opposing, opposed, adverse, antagonistic, contrary, at variance, at issue, at war with, unfavorable, unfriendly, hostile, inimical, cross, unpropitious, in hostile array, front to front, with crossed bayonets, at daggers drawn, up in arms, resistant, competitive, emulous, against, versus, counter to, in conflict with, at cross purposes, against the grain, against the current, against the stream, against the wind, against the tide, with a headwind, with the wind ahead, with the wind in one's teeth, in spite, in despite, in defiance, in the way, in the teeth of, in the face of, across, athwart, overthwart, where the shoe pinches, in spite of one's teeth, though, even, quand meme, per contra, nitor in adversum.

Horizontality

N horizontality, flatness, level, plane, stratum, dead level, dead flat, level plane, recumbency, lying down, reclination, decumbence, decumbency, discumbency, proneness, accubation, supination, resupination, prostration, azimuth, plain, floor, platform, bowling green, cricket ground, croquet ground, croquet lawn, billiard table, terrace, estrade, esplanade, parterre, table land, plateau, ledge, butte, mesa (plain), level, spirit level, horizontal, level, even, plane, flat, flat as a billiard table, flat as a bowling green, alluvial, calm, calm as a mill pond, smooth, smooth as glass, recumbent, decumbent, procumbent, accumbent, lying, prone, supine, couchant, jacent, prostrate, recubant, horizontally, on one's back, on all fours, on its beam ends.

Straightness

N straightness, rectilinearity, directness, inflexibility, straight line, right line, direct line, short cut, straight, rectilinear, rectilineal, direct, even, right, true, in a line, unbent, virgate, undeviating, unturned, undistorted, unswerving, straight as an arrow, inflexible, laser-straight, ramrod-straight.

Flatness

N flatness, smoothness, plane, level, plate, platter, table, tablet, slab, flat, plane, even, flush, scutiform, discoid, level, flat as a pancake, flat as a fluke, flat as a flounder, flat as a board, flat as my hand.

Smoothness

N smoothness, polish, gloss, lubricity, lubrication, down, velvet, velure, silk, satin, velveteen, velour, velours, velumen, glass, ice, slide, bowling green, asphalt, wood pavement, flagstone, flags, roller, steam roller, lawn roller, rolling pin, rolling mill, sand paper, emery paper, emery cloth, sander, flat iron, sad iron, burnisher, turpentine and beeswax, polish, shoe polish, lapidary, lapidary, lapidarian, smooth, polished, leiodermatous, slick, velutinous, even, level, plane, sleek, glossy, silken, silky, lanate, downy, velvety, glabrous, slippery, glassy, lubricous, oily, soft, unwrinkled, smooth as glass, smooth as ice, smooth as monumental alabaster, smooth as velvet, smooth as oil, slippery as an eel, woolly, smooth as silk, slippery as coonshit on a pump handle, slippery as a greased pig.

Qualification

N qualification, limitation, modification, coloring, allowance, grains of allowance, consideration, extenuating circumstances, mitigation, condition, proviso, prerequisite, contingency, stipulation, provision, specification, sine qua non, catch, string, strings attached, exemption, exception, escape clause, salvo, saving clause, discount, restriction, fine print, qualifying, qualified, conditioned, restricted, hedged, conditional, exceptional, hypothetical, contingent, provided, provided that, provided always, if, unless, but, yet, according as, conditionally, admitting, supposing, on the supposition of, with the understanding, even, although, though, for all that, after all, at all events, approximately, in a limited degree (smallness), somewhat, sort of, something like that, to a certain extent, to a degree, in a sense, so to speak, with grains of allowance, cum grano salis, with a grain of salt, exceptis excipiendis, wind and weather permitting, if possible, subject to, conditioned upon, with this proviso, if the good lord is willing and the creeks don't r, catch-, Degrees of Evidence.


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