Even in a sentence

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Definition of Even

  • Evening. See Eve n. 1.
  • Level, smooth, or equal in surface; not rough; free from irregularities; hence uniform in rate of motion of action; as, even ground; an even speed; an even course of conduct.
  • Equable; not easily ruffled or disturbed; calm; uniformly self-possessed; as, an even temper.
  • Parallel; on a level; reaching the same limit.
  • Balanced; adjusted; fair; equitable; impartial; just to both sides; owing nothing on either side; -- said of accounts, bargains, or persons indebted; as, our accounts are even; an even bargain.
  • Without an irregularity, flaw, or blemish; pure.
  • Not odd; capable of division by two without a remainder; -- said of numbers; as, 4 and 10 are even numbers.
  • To make even or level; to level; to lay smooth.
  • To place in an equal state, as to obligation, or in a state in which nothing is due on either side; to balance, as accounts; to make quits; to make equal; as, to even the score.
  • To set right; to complete.
  • To act up to; to keep pace with.
  • In an equal or precisely similar manner; equally; precisely; just; likewise; as well.
  • Up to, or down to, an unusual measure or level; so much as; fully; quite.
  • As might not be expected; -- serving to introduce what is unexpected or less expected.
  • At the very time; in the very case.
  • the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
  • make even or more even
  • become even or more even
  • make level or straight
  • used as an intensive especially to indicate something unexpected
  • to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons
  • in spite of; notwithstanding
  • to the full extent
  • 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)
  • divisible by two

How to use even in a sentence. Even pronunciation.

Even from Jasper Kimber, who, on his return from London, was taken to his bed with fever.
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I think it true, and sadly true, that a man with a vice which he is able to satisfy easily and habitually, even as another satisfies a virtue, may give up the wider actions of the world and the possibilities of his life for the pleasure which his one vice gives him, and neither miss nor desire those greater chances of virtue or ambition which he has lost.
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And he would say no more, but would walk with me even to my father's door.
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Of Benn Claridge Prince Kaid had scarcely even heard until he died; and, indeed, it was only within the past few years that the Quaker merchant had extended his business to Egypt and had made his headquarters at Assiout, up the river.
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He had also early in his life learned that an honest smile begets confidence; and his face, grave and even a little austere in outline, was usually lighted by a smile.
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Everything goes to him who hath, and from him who hath not is taken away even that which he hath.
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He had been even more astonished than David, and far more disturbed.
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Into Nahoum's mind there flashed the words of an Arab teacher, "There is no refuge from God but God Himself," and he found himself blindly wondering, even as he felt Kaid's hand upon his beard and listened to the honeyed words, what manner of death was now preparing for him, and what death of his own contriving should intervene.
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Escape, he knew, there was none, if his death was determined on; for spies were everywhere, and slaves in the pay of Kaid were everywhere, and such as were not could be bought or compelled, even if he took refuge in the house of a foreign consul.
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In their swift passage from the Palace to the carriage, a thing had been done of even greater moment than the killing of the sensualist in the next room.
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To take a human life, even in battle, was against the code by which he had ever been governed, yet he had taken life secretly, and was hiding it from the world.
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He knew that if again and yet again he were placed in the same position he would do even as he had done-even as he had done with the man Kimber by the Fox and Goose tavern beyond Hamley.
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He was willing to pay in kind; but what Oriental ever paid a debt without a gift in return, even as a bartering Irishman demands his lucky penny. "So be it, excellency, and my life is thine to spill upon the ground, a scarlet cloth for thy feet.
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All that is his shall be mine, for at once the men of law shall be summoned, and my inheritance secured before Kaid shall even know of his death.
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If there was foul play, why make things worse by sending another life after the life gone, even in the way of justice?
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I shall breathe the air of intrigue, shall hear footsteps of spies behind me wherever I go; shall know that even the roses in the garden have ears; that the ground under my feet will telegraph my thoughts.
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I know that I should do the same, yes, even a hundred times.
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And David must not even feel the suspicion in her own mind, that Nahoum knew or suspected the truth.
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At the Palace two days past thou saidst thou hadst never killed a man; and I know that thy religion condemns killing even in war.
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Even by his tomb I swear it.
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Examples of Even

Example #1
Because of the hard blows dealt him by thee, I went to make amends.
Example #2
How do I know these things?
Example #3
I ask him how it came he lived here alone; how it came that he made chairs, he, with brains enough to build great houses or great bridges; how it was that drink and he were such friends; and how he, a Catholic, lived here among us Quakers, so singular, uncompanionable, and severe.
Example #4
I feel Soolsby here at times so sharply that it would seem he came again and was in this room, though he is dead and gone.
Example #5
Life spills faster than the years," he said.
Example #6
But the years go on, and friends have an end.