- eveneven1 [ē′vən]adj.[ME < OE efne, efen, akin to Ger eben, Goth ibns < ? IE base * yem-, hold together > MIr emon, twins]1. flat; level; smooth [even country]2. not irregular; not varying; uniform; constant [an even tempo]3. calm; tranquil; serene; placid [an even disposition]4. in the same plane or line; in line [water even with the rim]5. equally balanced6.a) owing and being owed nothingb) with neither a profit nor a loss7. revenged for a wrong, insult, etc.8. just; equitable; fair [an even exchange]9. equal or identical in number, quantity, degree, score, etc.10. exactly divisible by two: said of numbers: opposed to ODD11. exact [an even mile]adv.1. Obs. in an even manner2. used as an intensive or emphatic particle meaning:a) though it may seem improbable; moreover; indeed; fully [even unto death; even a fool could understand]b) exactly; precisely; just; in no other way but [it happened even as I expected]c) just as; while; already [even as he spoke, she entered]d) still; yet: used in emphasizing a comparison [an even worse mistake]e) Archaic namely; particularly [one there was, even John]vt., vi.to make, become, or be even; level off; equalize or be equalized: often with off, out, or upSYN.- LEVEL, STEADY——————even ifsupposing that; though——————even soin spite of that; nonethelessevenlyadv.evennessn.even2 [ē′vən]n.[see EVE]Archaic evening
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.