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Definition

[adv] 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!"
[adv] 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"
[adv] in spite of; notwithstanding; "even when he is sick, he works"; "even with his head start she caught up with him"
[adv] to the full extent; "loyal even unto death"
[adj] 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"
[adj] of the score in a contest; "the score is even"
[adj] 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"
[adj] divisible by two
[adj] occurring at fixed intervals; "a regular beat"; "the even rhythm of his breathing"
[adj] symmetrically arranged; "even features"; "regular features"; "a regular polygon"
[v] make even or more even
[v] become even or more even; "even out the surface"
[v] make level or straight; "level the ground"

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Antonyms

odd, uneven