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Definition 1: the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall) - [noun denoting time]

Samples where even or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he enjoyed the evening light across the lake

Synonyms for even in the sense of this definition

(even is a kind of ...) the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside

"the dawn turned night into day" "it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime"

(... is a kind of even ) an evening when members of a club or college can bring their friends as guests

(even is a part of ...) the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon

(even is a part of ...) the time of day immediately following sunset

"he loved the twilight" "they finished before the fall of night"

Definition 2: become even or more even - [verb of change]

Samples where even or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • even out the surface

Synonyms for even in the sense of this definition

(even is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 3: make even or more even - [verb of change]

Synonyms for even in the sense of this definition

(even is a kind of ...) make regular or more regular

"regularize the heart beat with a pace maker"

(even causes ...) become even or more even

"even out the surface"

Definition 4: make level or straight - [verb of contact]

Samples where even or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • level the ground

Synonyms for even in the sense of this definition

(even is a kind of ...) undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface

(... is a kind of even ) level to the right gradient

(... is a kind of even ) smooth with a strickle

"strickle the grain in the measure"

(... is a kind of even ) level off with a strickle in a measuring container

"strickle sand"

Definition 5: 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) - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where even or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an even application of varnish
  • an even floor
  • the road was not very even
  • the picture is even with the window

(even is similar to ...) jointed so as to produce a flush surface

(even is similar to ...) having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another

"a flat desk" "acres of level farmland" "a plane surface" "skirts sewn with fine flat seams"

(even is similar to ...) having a flat bottom

"a flatbottom kettle" "a flat-bottomed boat"

(even is similar to ...) of a surface exactly even with an adjoining one, forming the same plane

"a door flush with the wall" "the bottom of the window is flush with the floor"

(even is similar to ...) having words so spaced that lines have straight even margins

(even is similar to ...) of timber; having fibers that run in parallel

(even is similar to ...) oriented at right angles to the plumb

"the picture is level"

(even is similar to ...) accurately fitted; level

"the window frame isn't quite true"

(means also ...) having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities

"smooth skin" "a smooth tabletop" "smooth fabric" "a smooth road" "water as smooth as a mirror"

(means also ...) not subject to change or variation especially in behavior

"a steady beat" "a steady job" "a steady breeze" "a steady increase" "a good steady ballplayer"

(... are attributes of even) a quality of uniformity and lack of variation

Definition 6: divisible by two - [adjective denoting all]

Definition 7: used as an intensive especially to indicate something unexpected - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where even or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • even an idiot knows that
  • declined even to consider the idea
  • I don't have even a dollar!

Definition 8: to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where even or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • looked sick and felt even worse
  • an even (or still) more interesting problem
  • still another problem must be solved
  • a yet sadder tale

Synonyms for even in the sense of this definition

Definition 9: in spite of; notwithstanding - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where even or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • even when he is sick, he works
  • even with his head start she caught up with him

Definition 10: to the full extent - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where even or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • loyal even unto death

Definition 11: occurring at fixed intervals - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where even or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a regular beat
  • the even rhythm of his breathing

Synonyms for even in the sense of this definition

(even is similar to ...) not subject to change or variation especially in behavior

"a steady beat" "a steady job" "a steady breeze" "a steady increase" "a good steady ballplayer"

Definition 12: symmetrically arranged - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where even or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • even features
  • regular features
  • a regular polygon

Synonyms for even in the sense of this definition

(even is similar to ...) having similarity in size, shape, and relative position of corresponding parts

Definition 13: equal in degree or extent or amount; or equally matched or balanced - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where even or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • even amounts of butter and sugar
  • on even terms
  • it was a fifty-fifty (or even) split
  • had a fifty-fifty (or even) chance
  • an even fight

Synonyms for even in the sense of this definition

(even is similar to ...) having the same quantity, value, or measure as another

"on equal terms" "all men are equal before the law"

Definition 14: of the score in a contest - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where even or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the score is tied

Synonyms for even in the sense of this definition

(even is similar to ...) having the same quantity, value, or measure as another

"on equal terms" "all men are equal before the law"

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