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English adjective: level

1. level having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another


SamplesA flat desk.
Acres of level farmland.
A plane surface.
Skirts sewn with fine flat seams.


Synonymsflat, plane


Similareven


Antonymsuneven

2. level not showing abrupt variations


SamplesSpoke in a level voice.
She gave him a level look.


Synonymsunwavering


Similarsteady


Antonymsunsteady

3. level being on a precise horizontal plane


SamplesA billiard table must be level.


Similarhorizontal


Antonymsvertical, inclined, perpendicular

4. level oriented at right angles to the plumb


SamplesThe picture is level.


Similareven


Antonymsuneven

5. level of the score in a contest


SamplesThe score is tied.


Synonymseven, tied


Similarequal


Antonymsunequal


English noun: level

1. level (attribute) a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality


SamplesA moderate grade of intelligence.
A high level of care is required.
It is all a matter of degree.


Synonymsdegree, grade


Broader (hypernym)property


Narrower (hyponym)amplitude level, caliber, calibre, depth, extreme, grind, high, highness, immoderateness, immoderation, intensity, intensiveness, low, lowness, moderateness, moderation, quality, SPF, sun protection factor


Attributehigh, intense, low, mild

2. level (state) a relative position or degree of value in a graded group


SamplesLumber of the highest grade.


Synonymsgrade, tier


Broader (hypernym)rank


Narrower (hyponym)A level, biosafety level, college level, GCSE, General Certificate of Secondary Education, O level

3. level (state) a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process


SamplesA remarkable degree of frankness.
At what stage are the social sciences?.


Synonymsdegree, point, stage


Broader (hypernym)state


Narrower (hyponym)acme, climax, elevation, end point, extent, height, ladder, meridian, peak, pinnacle, plane, quickening, resultant, standard of life, standard of living, state of the art, summit, superlative, tiptop, top, ultimacy, ultimateness

4. level (attribute) height above ground


SamplesThe water reached ankle level.
The pictures were at the same level.


Broader (hypernym)altitude, height

5. level (artifact) indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid


Synonymsspirit level


Broader (hypernym)indicator


Narrower (hyponym)mason's level


Part meronymcarpenter's level, surveyor's level

6. level (artifact) a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line


SamplesPark the car on the level.


Synonymshorizontal surface


Broader (hypernym)surface


Narrower (hyponym)floor, flooring, paved surface, platform

7. level (cognition) an abstract place usually conceived as having depth


SamplesA good actor communicates on several levels.
A simile has at least two layers of meaning.
The mind functions on many strata simultaneously.


Synonymslayer, stratum


Broader (hypernym)place

8. level (artifact) a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale


SamplesWhat level is the office on?.


Synonymsfloor, storey, story


Broader (hypernym)construction, structure


Narrower (hyponym)attic, basement, cellar, entresol, first floor, garret, ground floor, ground level, loft, loft, mezzanine, mezzanine floor


Part meronymbuilding, edifice


English verb: level

1. level (competition) aim at


SamplesLevel criticism or charges at somebody.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)aim, direct, take, take aim, train

2. level (creation) tear down so as to make flat with the ground


SamplesThe building was levelled.


Synonymsdismantle, pull down, rase, raze, take down, tear down


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)destroy, destruct


Narrower (hyponym)bulldoze


Antonymserect, put up, set up, rear, raise

3. level (contact) make level or straight


SamplesLevel the ground.


Synonymseven, even out, flush


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change surface


Narrower (hyponym)grade, strickle, strickle, strike

4. level (competition) direct into a position for use


SamplesPoint a gun.
He charged his weapon at me.


Synonymscharge, point


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)aim, direct, take, take aim, train


Verb grouppoint

5. level (communication) talk frankly with; lay it on the line


SamplesI have to level with you.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)speak, talk

6. level (change) become level or even


SamplesThe ground levelled off.


Synonymslevel off


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change surface









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