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Definitions for even keel

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  1. even keel(Noun)

    A situation in which the boat is level and balanced for a smooth ride.

  2. even keel(Noun)

    A state of having one's emotions under control and balanced.

  3. even keel(Noun)

    Of a business or other activity which is under control and running smoothly.

  4. Origin: From even + keel.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of even keel in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of even keel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Colin Robertson:

    They (the Americans) are desperate to try and get this relationship back on an even keel.

  2. Jerry Brown:

    We did have some serious differences, but at the end of the day it's my job to keep this budget on an even keel. At the end of the day I've got to sign or not sign.

  3. Dustin Johnson:

    I try not to get too emotional, whether it's going really well or going really bad, i always try to stay even keel -- which is great for golf, but it isn't always great for life.

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