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Webster 1913 Edition


Evenly

E′ven-ly

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adv.
With an even, level, or smooth surface; without roughness, elevations, or depression; uniformly; equally; comfortably; impartially; serenely.

Webster 1828 Edition


Evenly

E'VENLY

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adv.
e'vnly. With an even, level or smooth surface; without roughness, elevations and depressions; as things evenly spread.
1.
Equally; uniformly; in an equipoise; as evenly balanced.
2.
In a level position; horizontally.
The surface of the sea is evenly distant from the center of the earth.
3.
Impartially; without bias from favor or enmity.

Definition 2023


evenly

evenly

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evenly (comparative more evenly, superlative most evenly)

  1. So as to make flat.
    Spread the icing evenly over the cake.
  2. In a fair manner.
    To avoid arguments, he divided the sweets evenly between his two children.
  3. (mathematics) In a manner that leaves no remainder.
    12 is evenly divisible by 2, 3, 4 and 6.

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