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English verb: even up

1. even up (stative) adjust for

SamplesEngineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance.

Synonymscompensate, correct, counterbalance, even off, even out, make up

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)balance, equilibrate, equilibrise, equilibrize

Narrower (hyponym)carry, compensate, cover, overcompensate

2. even up (motion) even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing

Synonymsjog, square up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)square

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