Definition of even


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • even is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 7 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • even is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 9 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of even

  • to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons (adverb)

    Examples

    1. looked sick and felt even worse
    2. an even (or still) more interesting problem

    Synonyms

    1. still
    2. yet

  • of the score in a contest (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. level
    2. tied

  • occurring at fixed intervals (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the even rhythm of his breathing

    Synonyms

    1. regular

  • become even or more even (verb)

    Examples

    1. even out the surface

    Synonyms

    1. even out

  • make even or more even (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. even out

  • symmetrically arranged (adjective)

    Examples

    1. even features

    Synonyms

    1. regular

  • make level or straight (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. even out
    2. flush
    3. level

  • the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall) (noun)

    Examples

    1. he enjoyed the evening light across the lake

    Synonyms

    1. eve
    2. evening
    3. eventide

  • equal in degree or extent or amount; or equally matched or balanced (adjective)

    Examples

    1. even amounts of butter and sugar
    2. on even terms
    3. it was a fifty-fifty (or even) split
    4. had a fifty-fifty (or even) chance
    5. an even fight

    Synonyms

    1. fifty-fifty

  • 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)

    Examples

    1. an even application of varnish
    2. an even floor
    3. the road was not very even
    4. the picture is even with the window

  • divisible by two ()

See definition of even in Merriam Webster