even out

phrasal verb

evened out; evening out; evens out
1
: to become level
After a long climb the ground evened out.
2
: to make (something) even and smooth
Let me even out the rug.
3
: to reach a balanced or middle state between extremes over a period of time
The economy had good periods and bad periods, but it all evened out by the end of the year.
Any variations will be evened out eventually.

Examples of even out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Pierce said the overall goal is to keep total cruise passenger visitation around 1.6 million, and to even out daily numbers of visitors that can spike to about 18,000 on the busiest days. Prarthana Prakash, Fortune, 7 July 2024 Equal parts moisturizer, foundation, SPF 30, and vitamin C serum, this brightening formula can help even out skin tone for a brighter complexion, while protecting against environmental aggressors in just four weeks. Kristin Limoges, WWD, 3 July 2024 If needed, talk to your pediatrician or lactation consultant to help even out your supply. Anita K. Henry, Parents, 1 July 2024 Once the steamrollers evened out the crushed limestone track, a final coat of a coal tar binding agent was applied and the track was ready for racing. Dawn Mitchell, The Indianapolis Star, 22 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for even out 

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“Even out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/even%20out. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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