Synonyms of even in English:



  • 1 it is easier to print on an even surface
    flat, smooth, uniform, featureless, unbroken, undamaged, unwrinkled; level, levelled, plane, flush, true
    technical planar
    rare homaloidal
    [Antonyms] uneven bumpy
  • 2 electric fan ovens have a more even temperature than gas
    [Antonyms] variable irregular
  • 3 all participants are given an even chance
    equal, the same, much the same, identical, like, alike, similar, to the same degree, comparable, commensurate, corresponding, parallel, on a par, on an equal footing, evenly matched
    informal even-steven(s)
    [Antonyms] unequal
  • 4 he played a perfect ball to keep the score even
    level, drawn, tied, all square, balanced, on a par, on an equal footing; neck and neck, nip and tuck, with nothing to choose between them; Britishlevel pegging
    informal even-steven(s)
    [Antonyms] unequal uneven
  • 5 the child was of an even disposition
    [Antonyms] moody, excitable
  • Phrases

    get even

    he has been wronged and he has sworn to get evenhave one's revengetake one's revengebe revengedrevenge oneselfavenge oneselftake vengeanceeven the scoresettle accountssettle the scorehit backgive as good as one getsreturn tit for tatreturn like for likepay someone backrepay someonereciprocateretaliatetake reprisalsexact retributiondemand an eye for an eye and a tooth for a toothgive someone their just desertslet someone see how it feels informalget back at someoneget one's own backgive someone a taste of their own medicinegive someone their comeuppancefix someonesort someone outsettle someone's hashcook someone's goose


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  • 1 the canal bottom was evened out
    flatten, make flat, make level, level, level off, level out, smooth, smooth out, smooth off, make flush, plane, make uniform, make regular
  • 2 the union wants to even up the differences in wages
    equalize, make equal, make even, make level, level up, make the same, balance, square; make uniform, make comparable, standardize, regularize
  • adverb

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  • 1 the weather became even colder
    still, yet, more so, all the more, all the greater, to a greater extent
  • 2 even the best hitters missed the ball
  • 3 she is too afraid, even ashamed, to ask for help
    indeed, you could say, possibly, more precisely, veritably, in truth, actually, or rather, nay
  • 4 she couldn't even afford the essentials
    so much as, hardly, barely, scarcely
  • Phrases

    even as

    we laugh even as we empathize with his discomfortwhilewhilstasat the (same) time thatjust asat the very time thatat the very moment thatexactly whenduring the time that

    even so

    I feel better, but the doubts persist even soneverthelessnonethelessall the samejust the sameanywayanyhowstillyethowevernotwithstandingdespite thatin spite of thatfor all thatbe that as it mayin any eventat any rate informalstill and all archaicwithalnathelesshowbeit

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