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1. even

adverb. ['ˈiːvɪn'] to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons.

Synonyms

  • yet

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • efen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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How do you pronounce even?

Pronounce even as ˈivɪn.

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Example sentences of the word even


1. Adverb
You might even feel the need to buy what you didn't plan to simply because something looks inexpensive.

2. Adjective
When using a spreader, walk in different directions to create an even distribution of seed.

Quotes containing the word even


1. You don't have to be a genius or a visionary or even a college graduate to be successful. You just need a framework and a dream.
- Michael Dell

2. Outside of the cross of Jesus Christ, there is no hope in this world. That cross and resurrection at the core of the Gospel is the only hope for humanity. Wherever you go, ask God for wisdom on how to get that Gospel in, even in the toughest situations of life.
- Ravi Zacharias

3. Even a true artist does not always produce art.
- Carroll O'Connor

2. even

adjective. ['ˈiːvɪn'] equal in degree or extent or amount; or equally matched or balanced.

Synonyms

  • fifty-fifty

Antonyms

  • light
  • improvement

Etymology

  • efen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. even

adjective. ['ˈiːvɪn'] 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).

Synonyms

  • justified
  • invariability
  • flat
  • straight-grained
  • evenness
  • lap-jointed
  • smooth
  • flatbottomed
  • true
  • steady
  • flatbottom
  • level
  • straight
  • plane

Antonyms

  • variability
  • unevenness
  • unsteady
  • uneven

Etymology

  • efen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. even

adjective. ['ˈiːvɪn'] occurring at fixed intervals.

Synonyms

  • regular

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • accelerate

Etymology

  • efen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. even

verb. ['ˈiːvɪn'] make even or more even.

Synonyms

  • even out
  • regularise

Antonyms

  • rise
  • gain
  • be born

Etymology

  • efen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. even

noun. ['ˈiːvɪn'] the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall).

Synonyms

  • crepuscule
  • daytime
  • dusk
  • daylight
  • gloaming
  • sunset
  • nightfall
  • evenfall
  • eve
  • fall
  • sundown
  • eventide
  • gloam
  • evening
  • crepuscle
  • day
  • guest night

Antonyms

  • night
  • crescendo
  • ascend
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • efen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. even

verb. ['ˈiːvɪn'] make level or straight.

Synonyms

  • flush
  • change surface
  • strike
  • grade
  • even out
  • level

Antonyms

  • take office
  • succeed
  • strengthening
  • die

Etymology

  • efen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. even

adjective. ['ˈiːvɪn'] of the score in a contest.

Synonyms

  • equal
  • tied

Antonyms

  • lighten
  • first
  • new

Etymology

  • efen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. even

adjective. ['ˈiːvɪn'] symmetrically arranged.

Synonyms

  • symmetric
  • regular

Antonyms

  • stretch
  • increase
  • expand

Etymology

  • efen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. even

verb. ['ˈiːvɪn'] become even or more even.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • even out
  • change

Antonyms

  • vernal equinox
  • end
  • levitation
  • defeat

Etymology

  • efen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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