Meaning of EVEN in English

EVEN

I. noun Etymology: Middle English ~, eve, from Old English ǣfen Date: before 12th century ~ing , II. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English efen; akin to Old High German eban ~ Date: before 12th century 1. having a horizontal surface ; flat , being without break, indentation, or irregularity ; smooth , being in the same plane or line, 2. free from variation ; uniform , level 4, 3. equal , fair , b. leaving nothing due on either side ; square , fully r~ged, being in equilibrium ; balanced, candid , 4. being any of the integers (as -2, 0, and +2) that are exactly divisible by two, marked by an ~ number, being a mathematical function such that f(x) = f(-x) where the value remains unchanged if the sign of the independent variable is reversed, exact , precise , as likely as not ; fifty-fifty , see: level ~ly adverb ~ness noun III. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English efne, from efen, adjective Date: before 12th century 1. exactly , precisely , to a degree that extends ; fully , quite , at the very time , 2. a. — used as an intensive to emphasize the identity or character of something b. — used as an intensive to stress an extreme or highly unlikely condition or instance c. — used as an intensive to stress the comparative degree d. — used as an intensive to indicate a small or minimum amount IV. verb (~ed; ~ing) Date: 13th century transitive verb to make ~, intransitive verb to become ~, ~er noun

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