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Denizione di  even - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale



Definizione monolingua even


even


Verb

even (third-person singular simple present evens, present participle evening, simple past and past participle evened)


  1. To make flat and level.
    We need to even this playing field; the west goal is too low.
Noun

even (plural evens)


  1. (archaic or poetic) Evening.
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Matthew ch. 8:
      When the even was come they brought unto him many that were possessed with devylles [...].
Adjective

even (comparative more even, superlative most even)


  1. Flat and level.
    Clear out those rocks. The surface must be even.
  2. Without great variation.
    Despite her fear, she spoke in an even voice.
  3. Equal in proportion, quantity, size, etc.
    The distribution of food must be even.
  4. (arithmetic, of an integer, not comparable) Divisible by two.
    Four, fourteen and forty are even numbers.
  5. (of a number) Convenient for rounding other numbers to; for example, ending in a zero.
    • 1989, Jerry Sterner, Other Peoples Money, Act I:
      Coles. How many shares have you bought, Mr. Garfinkle?
      Garfinkle. One hundred and ninety-six thousand. […]
      Jorgenson. […] Howd you figure out to buy such an odd amount? Why not two hundred thousand — nice even number. Thought you liked nice even numbers.
    • 1998, Marya Hornbacher, Wasted, chapter 8, 1999 HarperPerennial paperback edition, ISBN 0060930934, page 253 [1]:
      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 Id even beaten that. I decided 80 was a better number, a nice even number to be.
  6. On equal monetary terms; neither owing or being owed.
Adverb

even (not comparable)


  1. (archaic) 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Emphasizing a comparative
    I was strong before; but now I am even stronger.


Definizione italiano>inglese even

pari
  arithmetic: leaving no remainder when divided by 2
  Numero intero che un multiplo di due.
  Pertaining to an integer: multiple of two
  Senza variazioni di altitudine.
  Having no variations in altitude.
anche
  implying extreme example
  Che implica un esempio estremo del caso mensionato, compararlo con la realtà implicita.
  Implying an extreme example in the case mentioned, as compared to the implied reality.
perfino
completamente
  exactly, fully
esattamente
  exactly, fully
piano
regolare
addirittura
  Avverbio usato per introdurre quello che si considera molto vicino al limite estremo che si può raggiungere.
  An adverb used in order to introduce what it is considered very close to the extreme limit but that can still be caught up.
lo stesso
  Ugale in proporzione, quantità, taglia e altri aspetti.
  Equal in proportion, quantity, size etc.
uniforme
  Ugale in proporzione, quantità, taglia e altri aspetti.
  Equal in proportion, quantity, size etc.
anzi
appianare
costante
eguale
equo
esatto
fino
livellare
magari
nientedimeno
persino
personalmente
piatto
preciso
proporzionato
raddrizzare
sera
uguagliare
uguale
una volta
uniformare
unito

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pari |anche |perfino |completamente |esattamente |piano |regolare |addirittura |lo stesso |uniforme |anzi |appianare |costante |eguale |equo |esatto |fino |livellare |magari |nientedimeno |persino |personalmente |piatto |preciso |proporzionato |raddrizzare |sera |uguagliare |uguale |una volta |uniformare |unito |


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