even even  /ˈi vɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
  2. (v) make level or straight
  3. (v) become even or more even
  4. (v) make even or more even
  5. (adj) divisible by two
  6. (adj) equal in degree or extent or amount; or equally matched or balanced
  7. (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)
  8. (adj) symmetrically arranged
  9. (adj) occurring at fixed intervals
  10. (adj) of the score in a contest
  11. (adv) used as an intensive especially to indicate something unexpected
  12. (adv) in spite of; notwithstanding
  13. (adv) to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons
  14. (adv) to the full extent

Synonym(s)

Antonyms(s)

odd

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The new law turning clocks forward earlier could cause major glitches and it may not even save energy.
  2. It even had the backing of the National Rifle Association.
  3. They even get the girl, who sees them as a kind of adorable emotional fixer-upper.

News

  1. Even without terminals, coal trains will cross WA

    The Seattle company that wants to build a coal train terminal in Bellingham says the trains will still pass through Washington on their way to Canada even if three proposed Washington coal terminals are not built.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Laramie Boomerang

  2. Sponsored: Even more to love this fall in Tuscan Village

    Life in Tuscan Village is about to get even better.Homeowners in this neighborhood for ages 55 and better already have a wide array of planned amenities and options just outside their doorstep, and the on-the-way Community Center will add a new dimension to this lifestyle.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

  3. Even IRS' best friend in Congress can't stop damning evidence

    Even IRS' best friend in Congress can't stop damning evidence
    on June 24, 2013     Source: U-T San Diego

Quotes

  1. "We've shown that in the big moments we can grow even more," Villa said. "We should have scored more goals, but one from Puyol has put us in the final."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: David Villa Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I was down there a month ago, before most of these talking heads were even paying attention to the gulf. A month ago I was meeting with fishermen down there, standing in the rain talking about what a potential crisis this could be," Obama said,...
    on Jun 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Peace FM Online

  3. Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., told the BP executive that in his committee's review of 30,000 items, there was "not a single e-mail or document that you paid even the slightest attention to the dangers at this well."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Henry Waxman Source: The Associated Press

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