even englannista suomeksi
tasan oleva, tasan
huolimatta siitä, että, vaikka
Without great variation.
Equal in proportion, quantity, size, etc.
Convenient for rounding other numbers to; for example, ending in a zero.
1989, (w), ''Other People's Money'', Act I:
- Coles. How many shares have you bought, Mr. Garfinkle?
- Garfinkle. One hundred and ninety-six thousand.(..)
- Jorgenson. (..) How'd you figure out to buy such an odd amount? Why not two hundred thousand — nice even number. Thought you liked nice even numbers.
1998, Hornbacher|Marya Hornbacher, Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia|''Wasted'', chapter 8, 1999 HarperPerennial paperback edition, (ISBN), page 253 http://books.google.com/books?id=28iYykbTIhwC&pg=PA253&dq=even:
- He put me on the scale in my underwear and socks: 82 pounds.(..) I left, humming all day long, remembering that once upon a time my ideal weight had been 84, and now I'd even beaten that. I decided 80 was a better number, a nice even number to be.
On equal terms of a moral sort; quits.
parallel; on a level; reaching the same limit.
1611, Bible ((w)), Luke xix. 44
- And shall lay thee even with the ground.
Without an irregularity, flaw, or blemish; pure.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 8)
Associate; fellow; of the same condition.
c. 1382–1395, John Wycliffe, Bible - Matthew 18.29
- His even servant.
- This temple Xerxes evened with the soil.
- to even him in valour
To be equal.
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.
(quote-book)|others=act 1, scene 3|passage=Madam, the care I have had to even yourcontent I wish might be found in the calendar of mypast endeavours, for then we wound our modesty, andmake foul the clearness of our deservings, when ofourselves we publish them.
To set right; to complete.
To act up to; to keep pace with.
(quote-book)|others=act 3, scene 4|passage=Prithee away,There's more to be considered: but we'll evenAll that good time will give us.
(quote-book)| title=(w)|chapter=1| passage=He used to drop into my chambers once in a while to smoke, and was first-rate company. When I gave a dinner there was generally a cover laid for him. I liked the man for his own sake, and even had he promised to turn out a celebrity it would have had no weight with me.
- Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers,(nb..). Even such a boat as the ''Mount Vernon'' offered a total deck space so cramped as to leave secrecy or privacy well out of the question, even had the motley and democratic assemblage of passengers been disposed to accord either.
(quote-book)| title=(w)| chapter=1| url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL1521052W| passage=He read the letter aloud. Sophia listened with the studied air of one for whom, even in these days, a title possessed some surreptitious allurement.
(quote-journal)| title=Unspontaneous combustion| passage=Since the mid-1980s, when Indonesia first began to clear its bountiful forests on an industrial scale in favour of lucrative palm-oil plantations, “haze” has become an almost annual occurrence in South-East Asia. The cheapest way to clear logged woodland is to burn it, producing an acrid cloud of foul white smoke that, carried by the wind, can cover hundreds, or even thousands, of square miles.
(label) An (l).
1526, William Tyndale, trans. ''Bible'', Matthew ch. 8:
- When the even was come they brought unto him many that were possessed with devylles ....
1609, (w), Sonnet 28:
- When sparkling stars twire not, thou gild'st the even.
for a moment; (non-gloss definition)
just as, to the same degree (gloss)
(l), opposite of odd