even number

noun

Definition of even number

: a whole number that is able to be divided by two into two equal whole numbers
  • The numbers 0, 2, 4, 6, and 8 are even numbers.

Word by Word Definitions

even play
  1. : having a horizontal surface : flat

  2. : being without break, indentation, or irregularity : smooth

  3. : being in the same plane or line

  1. used as an intensive to stress an extreme or highly unlikely condition or instance

  2. used as an intensive to stress the comparative degree

  3. used as an intensive to indicate a small or minimum amount

  1. : to make even

  2. : to become even

  1. : evening

number play
  1. : a sum of units : total

  2. : complement

  3. : an indefinite usually large total

  1. : count, enumerate

  2. : to claim as part of a total : include

  3. : to restrict to a definite number


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