Associations to the word «Even»


EVEN, adjective. Flat and level.
EVEN, adjective. Without great variation.
EVEN, adjective. Equal in proportion, quantity, size, etc.
EVEN, adjective. (not comparable) (of an integer) Divisible by two.
EVEN, adjective. (of a number) Convenient for rounding other numbers to; for example, ending in a zero.
EVEN, adjective. On equal monetary terms; neither owing or being owed.
EVEN, adjective. (colloquial) On equal terms of a moral sort; quits.
EVEN, adjective. Parallel; on a level; reaching the same limit
EVEN, adjective. (obsolete) Without an irregularity, flaw, or blemish; pure.
EVEN, adjective. (obsolete) Associate; fellow; of the same condition.
EVEN, verb. (transitive) To make flat and level.
EVEN, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To equal.
EVEN, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To be equal.
EVEN, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) 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.
EVEN, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To set right; to complete.
EVEN, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To act up to; to keep pace with.
EVEN, adverb. (archaic) Exactly, just, fully.
EVEN, adverb. Implying an extreme example in the case mentioned, as compared to the implied reality.
EVEN, adverb. Emphasizing a comparative.
EVEN, adverb. (ironic) Signalling a correction of one's previous utterance. Rather.
EVEN, noun. (archaic or poetic) Evening.
EVEN, proper noun. A Tungusic language spoken by the Evens in Siberia.
EVEN AS, adverb. Occurring at the same time as something
EVEN AS WE SPEAK, adverb. Right at the moment, right now, contemporaneously.
EVEN FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) Any function whose value is unchanged if the independent variable changes sign i.e. f(x) = f(-x)
EVEN FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of even function
EVEN IF, adverb. Irrespective of
EVEN KEEL, noun. (nautical) The situation in which a watercraft is floating or proceeding in a level and smooth manner.
EVEN KEEL, noun. (idiomatic) (of emotions, etc.) The state or characteristic of being under control and balanced.
EVEN KEEL, noun. (idiomatic) (of a business or other activity) The state or characteristic of being well controlled and running smoothly.
EVEN MONEY, noun. A bet which offers odds of 1 to 1.
EVEN MONEY, noun. (idiomatic) By extension, an event that is somewhat likely to happen, but far from inevitable.
EVEN NUMBER, noun. A positive integer that can be divided by two, and two itself.
EVEN NUMBER, noun. (mathematics) An integer that is divisible by two.
EVEN NUMBERS, noun. Plural of even number
EVEN ODDS, noun. (gambling) (speculation) An opportunity in which the chance of success is equal to that of failure.
EVEN OUT, verb. (intransitive) to become more even
EVEN OUT, verb. (transitive) to make more even
EVEN OUT, verb. (intransitive) to become more equal
EVEN OUT, verb. (intransitive) to make more equal
EVEN SO, adverb. Despite the contrary.
EVEN STEVEN, adjective. Exactly even, equal
EVEN STEVEN, adjective. Being equal, as in score or account; tied
EVEN STEVEN, adjective. Having nothing due, or no balance of debt on either side
EVEN STEVEN, adverb. Equally, evenly
EVEN STEVEN, adverb. Evenly divided
EVEN STEVEN, noun. Equity; equilibrium
EVEN STEVEN, noun. Harmony, balance; parity
EVEN THOUGH, conjunction. Although, though; despite or in spite of the fact that
EVEN UP, verb. (intransitive) To make even; to make level.

Dictionary definition

EVEN, noun. The latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall); "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake".
EVEN, verb. Make level or straight; "level the ground".
EVEN, verb. Become even or more even; "even out the surface".
EVEN, verb. Make even or more even.
EVEN, adverb. 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!".
EVEN, adverb. In spite of; notwithstanding; "even when he is sick, he works"; "even with his head start she caught up with him".
EVEN, adverb. 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".
EVEN, adverb. To the full extent; "loyal even unto death".
EVEN, adjective. Divisible by two.
EVEN, adjective. 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".
EVEN, adjective. 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".
EVEN, adjective. Symmetrically arranged; "even features"; "regular features"; "a regular polygon".
EVEN, adjective. Occurring at fixed intervals; "a regular beat"; "the even rhythm of his breathing".
EVEN, adjective. Of the score in a contest; "the score is tied".

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis