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slang Equal in something, especially after repaying a debt. All right, here's the $10 I owe you—now we're even Steven.
Equal in something, especially after repaying a debt. All right, here's the $10 I owe you—now we're even stevens.
See also: even
to be even (with someone or something) by having repaid a debt, replied in kind, etc. Bill hit Tom; then Tom hit Bill. Now they are even Steven. Mary paid Ann the $100 she owed her. Ann said, "Good, we are even Steven."
even Stephens (or Stevens)an even chance.
1990 Alan Duff Once Were Warriors And I give her half. Clean down the middle. Even stevens. I don't try and cheat her out of her share.