Etymology
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even (adj.)

Old English efen "level," also "equal, like; calm, harmonious; equally; quite, fully; namely," from Proto-Germanic *ebna- (source also of Old Saxon eban, Old Frisian even "level, plain, smooth," Dutch even, Old High German eban, German eben, Old Norse jafn, Danish jævn, Gothic ibns). The adverb is Old English efne "exactly, just, likewise." Modern adverbial sense (introducing an extreme case of something more generally implied) seems to have arisen 16c. from use of the word to emphasize identity ("Who, me?" "Even you").

Etymologists are uncertain whether the original sense was "level" or "alike." Used extensively in Old English compounds, with a sense of "fellow, co-" (as in efeneald "of the same age;" Middle English even-sucker "foster-brother"). Of numbers, from 1550s. Sense of "on an equal footing" is from 1630s. Rhyming reduplication phrase even steven is attested from 1866; even break (n.) first recorded 1907. Even-tempered from 1712. To get even with "retaliate upon" is attested by 1833.

even (v.)

Old English efnan "to make even, to make level; liken, compare" (see even (adj.)). Intransitive sense of "become even" is attested from early 13c. Related: Evened; evening.

even (n.)

"end of the day," Old English æfen, Mercian efen, Northumbrian efern (see eve (n.)).

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Definitions of even
1
even (adj.)
of the score in a contest;
Synonyms: tied / level
even (adj.)
divisible by two;
even (adj.)
equal in degree or extent or amount; or equally matched or balanced;
had a fifty-fifty (or even) chance
an even fight
even amounts of butter and sugar
on even terms
it was a fifty-fifty (or even) split
Synonyms: fifty-fifty
even (adj.)
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 floor
an even application of varnish
the picture is even with the window
the road was not very even
even (adj.)
symmetrically arranged;
even features
Synonyms: regular
even (adj.)
occurring at fixed intervals;
the even rhythm of his breathing
Synonyms: regular
2
even (adv.)
used as an intensive especially to indicate something unexpected;
I don't have even a dollar!
declined even to consider the idea
even an idiot knows that
even (adv.)
in spite of; notwithstanding;
even when he is sick, he works
even with his head start she caught up with him
even (adv.)
to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons;
an even (or still) more interesting problem
looked sick and felt even worse
Synonyms: yet / still
even (adv.)
to the full extent;
loyal even unto death
3
even (v.)
make level or straight;
Synonyms: flush / level / even out
even (v.)
become even or more even;
even out the surface
Synonyms: even out
even (v.)
make even or more even;
Synonyms: even out
4
even (n.)
the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall);
he enjoyed the evening light across the lake
Synonyms: evening / eve / eventide
From wordnet.princeton.edu