Definition of honours are even in English:

honours are even

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British
  • There is equality in the contest:

    ‘they are meeting in the final for the fifth time with honours even’
    • ‘A close game is expected as honours are even between Munster and Castres from their two meetings in the group stage of this year's competition.’
    • ‘However, Anand struck back immediately in game two, and at the end of the first day the honours are even at 1-1.’
    • ‘In total Northampton have made 19 League trips to York and honours are even with seven wins to each club and five draws.’
    • ‘Overall, though, honours are even: seven wins each.’
    • ‘The honours are even, with India winning twice, Pakistan winning twice, and one match ending in a draw.’
    • ‘Brighton have made 11 previous league visits and honours are even with five wins to each club and one draw.’