Definition of even verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

even

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈiːvn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːvn//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they even
BrE BrE//ˈiːvn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːvn//
 
he / she / it evens
BrE BrE//ˈiːvnz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːvnz//
 
past simple evened
BrE BrE//ˈiːvnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːvnd//
 
past participle evened
BrE BrE//ˈiːvnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːvnd//
 
-ing form evening
BrE BrE//ˈiːvnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːvnɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin Old English efen (adjective), efne (adverb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch even, effen and German eben.Idioms
even the score
 
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to harm or punish somebody who has harmed or cheated you in the past
Phrasal Verbseven outeven somethingouteven somethingup
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