Thesaurus for level
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Definition of level
- (n): structure consisting of a room or set of rooms comprising a single level of a multilevel building; "what level is the office on?"
- (n): a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line; "park the car on the level"
- (n): indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid
- (n): a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate degree of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree"
- (n): height above ground; "the water reached ankle level"; "the pictures were at the same level"
- (n): an abstract place usually conceived as having depth; "a good actor communicates on several levels"; "a simile has at least two layers of meaning"; "the mind functions on many strata simultaneously"
- (n): a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
- (n): a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"
- (v): become level or even; "The ground levelled off"
- (v): talk frankly with; lay it on the line; "I have to level with you"
- (v): direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me"
- (v): aim at; "level criticism or charges at somebody"
- (v): make level or straight; "level the ground"
- (v): tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled"
- (s): having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another; "a flat desk"; "acres of level farmland"; "a plane surface"
- (s): oriented at right angles to the plumb; "the picture is level"
- (s): being on a precise horizontal plane; "a billiard table must be level"
- (s): not showing abrupt variations; "spoke in a level voice"; "she gave him a level look"- Louis Auchincloss