Definition of Evenly

1. Adverb. In equal amounts or shares; in a balanced or impartial way. "Deal equally with rich and poor"

Exact synonyms: Equally
Partainyms: Equal, Even
Antonyms: Unequally, Unevenly



2. Adverb. In a level and regular way.
Partainyms: Even
Antonyms: Unevenly

Definition of Evenly

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

Definition of Evenly

1. Adverb. So as to make flat. ¹

2. Adverb. In a fair manner. ¹

3. Adverb. (mathematics) In a manner that leaves no remainder. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Evenly

1. in an even manner [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Evenly

evening star
evening stars
evening trumpet flower
evening wrap
eveninger
eveningers
eveningless
eveninglike
eveningness
evenings
evenings out
eveningwear
evenkite
evenlight
evenlong
evenly (current term)
evenly divisible
evenmete
evenminded
evenmindedness
evenness
evennesses
evenold
evens
evensong
evensongs
event
event derivative
event horizon
event horizons

Literary usage of Evenly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"... when the mixture is completed, pour it out on the paper, and with a soft wet spunge distribute it as evenly over the surface as possible. ..."

2. Works by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy (1838)
"This Sir Isaac seems by degrees to have understood : for he says in his second Letter, " The reason why matter evenly scattered through a finite space would ..."

3. A History of Crime in England: Illustrating the Changes of the Laws in the by Luke Owen Pike (1873)
"During the Wars of the Roses, and immediately afterwards, two forces were almost evenly balanced—the force of ancient custom, which was in fact lawlessness, ..."

4. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1843)
"But the Lacedaemonians slowly and with many flutes, according to their military discipline; not as a point of religion, but that, marching evenly and by ..."

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