Definition of Level

1. Noun. A position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality. "It is all a matter of degree"

2. Verb. Aim at. "Level criticism or charges at somebody"
Generic synonyms: Aim, Direct, Take, Take Aim, Train

3. Adjective. Having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another. "Skirts sewn with fine flat seams"
Exact synonyms: Flat, Plane
Similar to: Even
Derivative terms: Flatness, Plane, Planeness

4. Noun. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group. "Lumber of the highest grade"
Exact synonyms: Grade, Tier
Specialized synonyms: Biosafety Level, A Level, Gcse, General Certificate Of Secondary Education, O Level, College Level
Generic synonyms: Rank
Derivative terms: Grade

5. Verb. Tear down so as to make flat with the ground. "The building was levelled"
Exact synonyms: Dismantle, Pull Down, Rase, Raze, Take Down, Tear Down
Specialized synonyms: Bulldoze
Generic synonyms: Destroy, Destruct
Antonyms: Raise
Derivative terms: Razing, Razing

6. Adjective. Not showing abrupt variations. "She gave him a level look"
Exact synonyms: Unwavering
Similar to: Steady

7. Noun. A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process. "At what stage are the social sciences?"

8. Verb. Make level or straight. "Level the ground"
Exact synonyms: Even, Even Out, Flush
Generic synonyms: Change Surface
Specialized synonyms: Grade, Strickle, Strike, Strickle
Derivative terms: Leveler, Leveller

9. Adjective. Being on a precise horizontal plane. "A billiard table must be level"
Similar to: Horizontal

10. Noun. Height above ground. "The pictures were at the same level"
Generic synonyms: Altitude, Height

11. Verb. Direct into a position for use. "He charged his weapon at me"
Exact synonyms: Charge, Point
Generic synonyms: Aim, Direct, Take, Take Aim, Train
Related verbs: Point

12. Adjective. Oriented at right angles to the plumb. "The picture is level"
Similar to: Even

13. Noun. Indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid.
Exact synonyms: Spirit Level
Group relationships: Carpenter's Level, Surveyor's Level
Generic synonyms: Indicator
Specialized synonyms: Mason's Level

14. Verb. Talk frankly with; lay it on the line. "I have to level with you"
Generic synonyms: Speak, Talk

15. Adjective. Of the score in a contest. "The score is tied"
Exact synonyms: Even, Tied
Similar to: Equal
Derivative terms: Evenness

16. Noun. A flat surface at right angles to a plumb line. "Park the car on the level"
Exact synonyms: Horizontal Surface
Specialized synonyms: Floor, Flooring, Paved Surface, Platform
Generic synonyms: Surface

17. Verb. Become level or even. "The ground levelled off"
Exact synonyms: Level Off
Generic synonyms: Change Surface

18. Noun. An abstract place usually conceived as having depth. "The mind functions on many strata simultaneously"
Exact synonyms: Layer, Stratum
Generic synonyms: Place
Derivative terms: Layer

19. Noun. A structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale. "What level is the office on?"
Exact synonyms: Floor, Storey, Story
Specialized synonyms: Basement, Cellar, First Floor, Ground Floor, Ground Level, Attic, Garret, Loft, Loft, Entresol, Mezzanine, Mezzanine Floor
Group relationships: Building, Edifice
Generic synonyms: Construction, Structure

Definition of Level

1. n. A line or surface to which, at every point, a vertical or plumb line is perpendicular; a line or surface which is everywhere parallel to the surface of still water; -- this is the true level, and is a curve or surface in which all points are equally distant from the center of the earth, or rather would be so if the earth were an exact sphere.

2. a. Even; flat; having no part higher than another; having, or conforming to, the curvature which belongs to the undisturbed liquid parts of the earth's surface; as, a level field; level ground; the level surface of a pond or lake.

3. v. t. To make level; to make horizontal; to bring to the condition of a level line or surface; hence, to make flat or even; as, to level a road, a walk, or a garden.

4. v. i. To be level; to be on a level with, or on an equality with, something; hence, to accord; to agree; to suit.

Definition of Level

1. Adjective. The same height at all places; parallel to a flat ground. ¹

2. Adjective. At the same height as some reference; constructed as ''level with''. ¹

3. Adjective. Unvaried in frequency. ¹

4. Adjective. Calm. ¹

5. Adjective. in the same position as some thing, for example in a race or in a competition ¹

6. Noun. A tool for finding whether a surface is level, or for creating a horizontal or vertical line of reference. ¹

7. Noun. A distance relative to a given reference elevation. ¹

8. Noun. Degree or amount. ¹

9. Noun. In an Internet post, an indication of the number of previous replies at which a portion of text was written. ¹

10. Noun. (context: gaming) One of several discrete segments of a game generally increasing in difficulty. Often numbered. Often, each level occupies different physical space (levels don't require any direct physical relationship to each other, e.g. vertically stacked, horizontally chained, etc). ¹

11. Noun. (context: gaming) A periodic progression of integer values that quantify a character's experience and power. ¹

12. Noun. A floor of a multi-storey building. ¹

13. Noun. (British) an area of almost perfectly flat land. ¹

14. Verb. To adjust so as to make as flat or perpendicular to the ground of possible. ¹

15. Verb. To destroy by reducing to ground level; to raze. ¹

16. Verb. (context: gaming) To progress to the next level. ¹

17. Verb. To aim or direct (a weapon, a stare, an accusation, etc). ¹

18. Verb. (sports games) To make the score of a game equal. ¹

19. Verb. (nonstandard rare) To levy. ¹

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Definition of Level

1. to make even [v -ELED, -ELING, -ELS or -ELLED, -ELLING, -ELS] - See also: even

Lexicographical Neighbors of Level

levator palati muscle
levator palpebrae superioris
levator scapulae
levator swelling
levator veli palatini
levatores costarum muscles
level (current term)
level best
level cap
level caps
level crossing
level headed
level junction
level of aspiration
level off
level pegging

Literary usage of Level

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Lancet (1898)
"Thus the centres of the lowest level are much more strongly organised than those of the highest level are. It is тегу important to bear this in mind. ..."

2. Report by Tasmania Dept. of Mines (1897)
"1150 feet level was driven 123 feet across the line of the lode by a former company without ... 10O0 feet level.—This was driven 137 feet on the course ..."

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