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1. To gain or regain balance, stability, or uniformity. A noun or pronoun can be used between "even" and "up." I know you're jealous of your brother's later curfew, but don't worry, things will even up when you're older.
2. To make something more balanced, stable, or uniform. A noun or pronoun can be used between "even" and "up." I know you're jealous of your brother's later curfew, but don't worry, your father and I will even things up when you're older.
even something up
to make something even, square, level, equal, balanced, etc. I'll even the table up. See if you can even up the legs of this table. It wobbles.
1. To make something balanced or equal: The bookie evened the odds up. The carpenter evened up the legs of the chair so that it would stop wobbling.
2. To become balanced or equal: The home team was ahead for the first half of the game, but the score evened up after the second half started.