even out

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even out

1. To gain or regain balance, stability, or uniformity. A noun or pronoun can be used between "even" and "out." I know you're jealous of your brother's later curfew, but don't worry, things will even out when you're older.
2. To make something more balanced, stable, or uniform. A noun or pronoun can be used between "even" and "out." I know you're jealous of your brother's later curfew, but don't worry, your father and I will even things out when you're older. If you're prone to redness, you really need a moisturizer that will even out your skin tone.
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even something out

to make something even or level. Please even the gravel out. They evened out the surface of the road.
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even out

v.
1. To make something more balanced or equitable: The typesetter evened out the columns so that they were both 60 lines long. The barber evened my hair out in back.
2. To become more balanced or equitable: I'll pay for the appetizers and dessert if you pay for the meal—that way everything evens out.
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evened out

mod. back to normal; restored to sanity. Finally, at about age thirty, you could say that Sam was evened out.
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