vi to be equal.
2. even ·noun evening. ·see eve, ·noun 1.
3. even ·vt to equal.
4. even ·vt to act up to; to keep pace with.
5. even ·adj at the very time; in the very case.
6. even ·adj associate; fellow; of the same condition.
7. even ·adj parallel; on a level; reaching the same limit.
8. even ·adj without an irregularity, flaw, or blemish; pure.
9. even ·vt to set right; to complete.
10. even ·vt to make even or level; to level; to lay smooth.
11. even ·adj up to, or down to, an unusual measure or level; so much as; fully; quite.
12. even ·adj in an equal or precisely similar manner; equally; precisely; just; likewise; as well.
13. even ·adj as might not be expected;
serving to introduce what is unexpected or less expected.
14. even ·adj equable; not easily ruffed or disturbed; calm; uniformly self-possessed; as, an even temper.
15. even ·adj not odd; capable of division by two without a remainder;
said of numbers; as, 4 and 10 are even numbers.
xvi. even ·vt to place in an equal state, as to obligation, or in a state in which nothing is due on either side; to balance, as accounts; to make quits.
xvii. even ·adj level, smooth, or equal in surface; not rough; free from irregularities; hence uniform in rate of motion of action; as, even ground; an even speed; an even course of conduct.
xviii. even ·adj balanced; adjusted; fair; equitable; impartial; just to both side; owing nothing on either side;
said of accounts, bargains, or persons indebted; as, our accounts are even; an even bargain.