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# Even vs. Event

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Flat and level.

"Clear out those rocks. The surface must be even."

Without great variation.

"Despite her fear, she spoke in an even voice."

Equal in proportion, quantity, size, etc.

"The distribution of food must be even."

Divisible by two.

"Four, fourteen and forty are even numbers."

Convenient for rounding other numbers to; for example, ending in a zero.

On equal monetary terms; neither owing nor being owed.

On equal terms of a moral sort; quits.

"You biffed me back at the barn, and I biffed you here—so now we're even."

parallel; on a level; reaching the same limit.

Without an irregularity, flaw, or blemish; pure.

Associate; fellow; of the same condition.

• Even (verb)

To make flat and level.

"We need to even this playing field; the west goal is too low."

• Even (verb)

To equal.

• Even (verb)

To be equal.

"Thrice nine evens twenty seven."

• Even (verb)

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.

• Even (verb)

To set right; to complete.

• Even (verb)

To act up to; to keep pace with.

Exactly, just, fully.

"I fulfilled my instructions even as I had promised."

"You are leaving tonight? — Even so."

"This is my commandment, that ye love one another, even as I have loved you."

In reality; implying an extreme example in the case mentioned, as compared to the implied reality.

"Even a blind squirrel finds an acorn sometimes."

"Did you even make it through the front door?"

"That was before I was even born."

Emphasizing a comparative.

"I was strong before, but now I am even stronger."

Signalling a correction of one's previous utterance; rather, that is.

"My favorite actor is Jack Nicklaus. Jack Nicholson, even."

• Even (noun)

An even number.

"So let's see. There are two evens here and three odds."

• Even (noun)

Evening.

• Event (noun)

An occurrence; something that happens.

• Event (noun)

A prearranged social activity (function, etc.)

"I went to an event in San Francisco last week."

"Where will the event be held?"

• Event (noun)

One of several contests that combine to make up a competition.

• Event (noun)

An end result; an outcome (now chiefly in phrases).

"In the event, he turned out to have what I needed anyway."

• Event (noun)

A point in spacetime having three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate.

• Event (noun)

A possible action that the user can perform that is monitored by an application or the operating system (event listener). When an event occurs an event handler is called which performs a specific task.

• Event (noun)

A set of some of the possible outcomes; a subset of the sample space.

"If $X$ is a random variable representing the toss of a six-sided die, then its sample space could be denoted as {1,2,3,4,5,6}. Examples of events could be: $X = 1$, $X = 2$, $X \ge 5, X \not = 4,$ and $X \isin \\left\{1,3,5\\right\}$."

• Event (noun)

An affair in hand; business; enterprise.

• Event (noun)

An episode of severe health conditions.

• Event (verb)

To occur, take place.

• Event (verb)

To be emitted or breathed out; to evaporate.

• Event (verb)

To expose to the air, ventilate.

Wiktionary
• Even (noun)

the end of the day; evening

"bring it to my house this even"

flat and smooth

"prepare the site, then lay an even bed of mortar"

in the same plane or line; level

"run a file along the saw to make all of the teeth even with each other"

equal in number, amount, or value

"an even gender balance among staff and students"

equally balanced

"the first half of the match was fairly even"

having little variation in quality; regular

"they travelled at an even and leisurely pace"

(of a person's temper or disposition) equable; calm

"she was known to have an even temper and to be difficult to rile"

(of a number, such as 2, 6, or 108) divisible by two without a remainder

"any number doubled is even"

"a meter that reads only in even numbers"

bearing a number that is divisible by two without a remainder

"headers can be placed on odd or even pages or both"

• Even (verb)

make or become even

"she cut the hair again to even up the ends"

"it's not exactly revenge I want, but I'd like things evened up"

"thereafter prices evened out"

used to emphasize something surprising or extreme

"they have never even heard of the United States"

"they wore fur hats, even in summer"

used in comparisons for emphasis

"he knows even less about it than I do"

used in questions to indicate confusion or exasperation

"what even is bitcoin, anyway?"

"what is this whole thing even about?"

Oxford Dictionary
• Even (noun)

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.

Associate; fellow; of the same condition.

Not odd; capable of division by two without a remainder; - said of numbers; as, 4 and 10 are even numbers.

• Even

To make even or level; to level; to lay smooth.

• Even

To equal.

• Even

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.

• Even

To set right; to complete.

• Even

To act up to; to keep pace with.

• Even (verb)

To be equal.

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.

• Event (noun)

That which comes, arrives, or happens; that which falls out; any incident, good or bad.

• Event (noun)

An affair in hand; business; enterprise.

• Event (noun)

The consequence of anything; the issue; conclusion; result; that in which an action, operation, or series of operations, terminates.

• Event

To break forth.

Webster Dictionary
• Even (verb)

make level or straight;

"level the ground"

• Even (verb)

become even or more even;

"even out the surface"

• Even (verb)

make even or more even

divisible by two

equal in degree or extent or amount; or equally matched or balanced;

"even amounts of butter and sugar"

"on even terms"

"it was a fifty-fifty (or even) split"

"had a fifty-fifty (or even) chance"

"an even fight"

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);

"an even application of varnish"

"an even floor"

"the road was not very even"

"the picture is even with the window"

symmetrically arranged;

"even features"

"regular features"

"a regular polygon"

occurring at fixed intervals;

"a regular beat"

"the even rhythm of his breathing"

of the score in a contest;

"the score is tied"

used as an intensive especially to indicate something unexpected;

"even an idiot knows that"

"declined even to consider the idea"

"I don't have even a dollar!"

in spite of; notwithstanding;

"even when he is sick, he works"

"even with his head start she caught up with him"

to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons;

"looked sick and felt even worse"

"an even (or still) more interesting problem"

"still another problem must be solved"

to the full extent;

"loyal even unto death"

• Event (noun)

something that happens at a given place and time

• Event (noun)

a special set of circumstances;

"in that event, the first possibility is excluded"

"it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"

• Event (noun)

a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory

• Event (noun)

a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon;

"the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"