even

/ˈiːvən/

  • having a flat, smooth, or level surface
    1. We finally reached even ground after the long climb.
    2. The ground became more even. [=level]
  • not having breaks or bumps
    1. an even coastline
    2. The transition was even [=smooth] and slow.
  • located next to someone or something else
    1. They slowed down and waited for him to draw even.
    2. The houses are lined up even with each other. [=lined up so that neither one is in front of or behind the other]
  • not changing
    1. She spoke with a calm, even voice.
    2. the even beat of the drum
    3. He was maintaining an even [=constant] speed.
  • equal and fair
    1. an even trade
    2. He favors a more even distribution of wealth.
    3. Everyone should have an even chance.
  • having nothing owed by either side
    1. Here's the money I owe you. Now we're even. [=now we don't owe each other anything]
  • not likely to be won easily by one side or another
    1. an even match
  • able to be divided by two into two equal whole numbers
    1. 2, 4, 6, and 8 are even numbers; 1, 3, 5, and 7 are odd numbers.
  • marked by an even number
    1. the even and odd pages of a book
  • not more or less than a stated amount
    1. That'll cost you an even dollar. [=that'll cost you exactly one dollar]
    2. an even dozen
  • to do something bad or unpleasant to someone who has treated you badly or unfairly
    1. He vowed that he would get even (with them) for the way he'd been treated.
  • at the same time as
    1. They are finishing the job even as we speak. [=they are finishing the job right now]
  • Verb
  • to make (something) equal
    1. He evened [=tied] the set at two games apiece.
  • to become level
    1. After a long climb the ground evened out. [=leveled out]
  • to make (something) even and smooth
    1. Let me even out the rug.
  • to reach a balanced or middle state between extremes over a period of time
    1. The economy had good periods and bad periods, but it all evened out by the end of the year.
    2. Any variations will be evened out eventually.

Những từ liên quan với EVEN

square, indeed, much, alike, constant, smooth, right, plumb, match, direct, parallel, horizontal, proportional, balanced