even
[ˈiːv(ə)n]
ADJECTIVE
evener (comparative adjective) · evenest (superlative adjective)
  1. flat and smooth.
    "prepare the site, then lay an even bed of mortar"
    synonyms:
    flat · smooth · uniform · featureless · unbroken · undamaged ·
    unwrinkled · level · levelled · plane · flush · true · (as) flat as a pancake · planar · homaloidal
    antonyms:
    • in the same plane or line; level.
      "run a file along the saw to make all of the teeth even with each other"
  2. equal in number, amount, or value.
    "an even gender balance among staff and students"
    synonyms:
    level · drawn · tied · all square · balanced · on a par ·
    on an equal footing · neck and neck · nip and tuck · with nothing to choose between them · level pegging · even-steven(s)
    antonyms:
  3. (of a number, such as 2, 6, or 108) divisible by two without a remainder.
    "a meter that reads only in even numbers" ·
    "any number doubled is even"
    • bearing a number that is divisible by two without a remainder.
      "headers can be placed on odd or even pages or both"
VERB
evens (third person present) · evened (past tense) · evened (past participle) · evening (present participle)
  1. make or become even.
    "she cut the hair again to even up the ends" ·
    "it's not exactly revenge I want, but I'd like things evened up" · "thereafter prices evened out"
    synonyms:
    flatten · make flat · make level · level · level off · level out · smooth ·
    smooth out · smooth off · make flush · plane · make uniform · make regular · equalize · make equal · make even · make level · level up · make the same · balance · square · make uniform · make comparable · standardize · regularize · equilibrize
ADVERB
  1. used to emphasize something surprising or extreme.
    "they have never even heard of the United States" ·
    "they wore fur hats, even in summer"
    synonyms:
    surprisingly · unexpectedly · paradoxically ·
    though it may seem strange · believe it or not · as it happens
    • used in comparisons for emphasis.
      "he knows even less about it than I do"
      synonyms:
      still · yet · more so · all the more · all the greater ·
      to a greater extent
    • informal
      used in questions to indicate confusion or exasperation.
      "what is this whole thing even about?" ·
      "what even is bitcoin, anyway?"
ORIGIN
Old English efen (adjective), efne (adverb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch even, effen and German eben.
even
[ˈiːv(ə)n]
NOUN
archaic
literary
evens (plural noun)
  1. the end of the day; evening.
    "bring it to my house this even"
ORIGIN
Old English ǣfen, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch avont and German Abend.
Even
[eɪˈvɛn]
NOUN
  1. a member of an indigenous people living in the Kamchatka peninsula of eastern Siberia.
  2. the language of the Even, a Tungusic language with about 6,000 speakers, closely related to Evenki.
ADJECTIVE
  1. relating to the Even or their language.
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An earned compliment costs nothing, but its returns are immeasurable. Very humanly, when we are complimented, when our efforts are appreciated, most of us will usually strive to perform even better down the line. What a return on the investment of delivering a few earned words of praise!

G. Kingsley Ward

An earned compliment costs nothing, but its returns are immeasurable. Very humanly, when we are complimented, when our efforts are appreciated, most of us will usually strive to perform even better down the line. What a return on the investment of delivering a few earned words of praise!

G. Kingsley Ward

An earned compliment costs nothing, but its returns are immeasurable. Very humanly, when we are complimented, when our efforts are appreciated, most of us will usually strive to perform even better down the line. What a return on the investment of delivering a few earned words of praise!

G. Kingsley Ward

Every day you have a choice to be honest or deceptive. If you commit to telling the truth, you will win. You’ll win more trust, you’ll win more business, and you’ll win more peace of mind. You’ll break the system and be even more successful.

Dale Patridge

Every day you have a choice to be honest or deceptive. If you commit to telling the truth, you will win. You’ll win more trust, you’ll win more business, and you’ll win more peace of mind. You’ll break the system and be even more successful.

Dale Patridge

Every day you have a choice to be honest or deceptive. If you commit to telling the truth, you will win. You’ll win more trust, you’ll win more business, and you’ll win more peace of mind. You’ll break the system and be even more successful.

Dale Patridge

Every day you have a choice to be honest or deceptive. If you commit to telling the truth, you will win. You’ll win more trust, you’ll win more business, and you’ll win more peace of mind. You’ll break the system and be even more successful.

Dale Patridge

Every day you have a choice to be honest or deceptive. If you commit to telling the truth, you will win. You’ll win more trust, you’ll win more business, and you’ll win more peace of mind. You’ll break the system and be even more successful.

Dale Patridge

Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.

Arthur Ashe
she crowdsourced advice on album art and even posted an early version of the song so fans could vote for their favorite chorus.
even in an era conditioned to megadeaths, the thought of hundreds of thousands of babies dying could not go unchallenged.
from the character arcs to the look of the show and even the soundtrack, it's all down to the word of the showrunner.
I managed to break even in the first six months—quite a short time for a small business to get into the black.
crushed-stone aggregate gives pebble dash its colour, and an even distribution of the chippings is necessary.
the head and chest injuries that even restrained drivers can suffer through impact with the steering wheel.
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How to say even in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (ADVERB)selfs, eens, egalige, eers, nog, ewe, al
Arabic (ADVERB)حتى, بل
Bangla এমনকি
Bosnian (Latin) Čak i
Bulgarian (ADVERB)дори, още, даже
Cantonese (Traditional) 甚至
Catalan (ADVERB)ni tan sols, encara, inclús, fins, ni
Chinese Simplified 甚至
Chinese Traditional 甚至
Croatian (ADVERB)čak, čak ni, ni, ravan, još, uopće, niti
Czech (ADVERB)dokonce, i, ještě, ani, IV
Danish (ADVERB)selv, endda, endnu, engang, endog, også
Dutch (ADVERB)zelfs, nog, eens, ook, gelijkmatige
Estonian (ADVERB)isegi, veelgi, ka
Fijian io
Filipino maging ang
Finnish (ADVERB)jopa, edes, vaikka, vielä, silloinkin, myös, jo, entistä
French (ADVERB)même, encore
German (ADVERB)sogar, selbst, auch, einmal, noch, gar, mal, überhaupt, schon
Greek (ADVERB)ακόμη, καν, ακόμα, ισότιμος, μάλιστα, ούτε
Haitian Creole menm
Hebrew (ADVERB)אפילו, בכלל, גם, שאפילו, ואפילו, אף, עוד
Hindi (ADVERB)भी, यहां तक कि, सम
Hmong Daw Txawm
Hungarian (ADVERB)még, egyenletes, akár, is, sőt, páros
Icelandic (ADVERB)jafnvel, einu sinni, enn
Indonesian (ADVERB)bahkan, malah
Italian (ADVERB)anche, persino, nemmeno, addirittura, perfino, ancora, neanche, neppure
Japanese (ADVERB)も, さえ, でも, さら, であっても, 偶数, あっても, すら, 更
Kiswahili (ADVERB)hata, shufwa
Klingon chIm'e'
Korean (ADVERB)심지어, 조차, 도, 하더라도, 더욱, 동등한, 에서도, 훨씬, 비록
Latvian (ADVERB)pat, vēl, pāra, kaut, arī
Lithuanian (ADVERB)net, netgi, dar
Malagasy dia
Malay (Latin) (ADVERB)bahkan, walaupun, malah, pun, juga
Maltese (ADVERB)anke, anki, saħansitra, ukoll, anka, wkoll
Norwegian Bokmål selv
Persian (ADVERB)حتی
Polish (ADVERB)nawet, wyrównywać, jeszcze, parzysty, chociażby
Portuguese (ADVERB)mesmo, sequer, até, ainda, nem, inclusive
Querétaro Otomi 'nehe
Romanian (ADVERB)chiar, seară, măcar
Russian (ADVERB)даже, еще, вообще
Samoan e oo lava i
Serbian (Cyrillic) чак и
Serbian (Latin) čak i
Slovak (ADVERB)dokonca, aj, ešte, ani, i, IV
Slovenian (ADVERB)celo, tudi, sod, še, niti, sploh, čeprav
Spanish (ADVERB)incluso, siquiera, aún, hasta, iguale, ni, uniforme, aunque, todavía
Swedish (ADVERB)även, ens, ännu, jämn, t.o.m., afton
Tahitian me
Tamil கூட
Telugu కూడా
Thai (ADVERB)แม้, คู่, แม้ว่า, ยัง
Tongan 'io
Turkish (ADVERB)bile, hatta, olsa bile, dahi, da, düz, daha
Ukrainian (ADVERB)навіть, ще
Urdu (ADVERB)بھی, جفت, حتی, یعنی, ہی, باوجود, بلکہ, شام, تک, اگرچہ
Vietnamese (ADVERB)thậm chí, ngay cả, cả
Welsh (ADVERB)fyth, byth, bwysicach byth, gwastad
Yucatec Maya páajtal
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