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Even out   /ˈivɪn aʊt/   Listen
Even out

verb
1.
Adjust for.  Synonyms: compensate, correct, counterbalance, even off, even up, make up.
2.
Make level or straight.  Synonyms: even, flush, level.
3.
Become even or more even.  Synonym: even.
4.
Make even or more even.  Synonym: even.






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"Even out" Quotes from Famous Books



... beds; and, notwithstanding the awful state of alarm to which I had been put, never in the course of my life did I enjoy six hours sounder sleep; for we were hippet the morning parade, on account of our gallant men being kept so long without natural rest. It is wise to pick a lesson even out of our adversities; and, at all events, it was at this time fully shown to us the necessity of our regiment being taught the art of firing—a tactic to the length of which ...
— The Life of Mansie Wauch - tailor in Dalkeith • D. M. Moir

... loves illusion; she has always rejoiced in glittering deceptions, even with the perfect knowledge that they were deceptions; and here stood the most dazzling of political charlatans, the great wonder-worker, raising phantoms of national glory even out of the charnel. The wrecks of faction, the remnants of the monarchy, and the corpses lying headless in the shadow of the guillotine, gave all semblance to the conception—France was a charnel. Her people, by nature rushing into extremes, ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 358, August 1845 • Various

... last bride stolen in Hadley was Mrs. Job Marsh, in the year 1783. To this day, however, in certain localities in Rhode Island, the young men of the neighborhood invade the bridal chamber and pull the bride downstairs, and even out-of-doors, thus forcing the husband to follow to her rescue. If the room or house-door be locked against their invasion, the rough visitors break ...
— Customs and Fashions in Old New England • Alice Morse Earle

... there was a voice. "Linda, Linda." Heavens and earth! it was his voice. There was no mistaking it. Had she heard but a single syllable in the faintest whisper, she would have known it. It was Ludovic Valcarm, and he had come for her, even out of his prison. He should find that he had not come in vain. Then the word was repeated—"Linda, are you there?" "I am here," she said, speaking very faintly, and trembling at the sound of her own voice. Then the iron pin was ...
— Linda Tressel • Anthony Trollope



Words linked to "Even out" :   equilibrize, regularize, overcompensate, modify, strickle, strike, change surface, regularise, equilibrate, correct, alter, change, carry, equilibrise, cover, grade, balance



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