level
noun.
a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
a moderate grade of intelligence|a high level of care is required|it is all a matter of degree
Synonym: degree, grade
noun.
a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
lumber of the highest grade
Synonym: grade, tier
noun.
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?
Synonym: degree, point, stage
noun.
height above ground
the water reached ankle level|the pictures were at the same level
noun.
indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid
Synonym: spirit level
noun.
a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line
park the car on the level
noun.
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
Synonym: stratum, layer
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?
Synonym: floor, storey, story
verb.
aim at
level criticism or charges at somebody
verb.
tear down so as to make flat with the ground
The building was levelled
verb.
make level or straight
level the ground
Synonym: even, even out, flush
verb.
direct into a position for use
point a gun|He charged his weapon at me
Synonym: point, charge
verb.
talk frankly with; lay it on the line
I have to level with you
verb.
become level or even
The ground levelled off
Synonym: level off
adj.
having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
a flat desk|acres of level farmland|a plane surface|skirts sewn with fine flat seams
Synonym: flat, plane
adj.
not showing abrupt variations
spoke in a level voice|she gave him a level look
Synonym: unwavering
adj.
being on a precise horizontal plane
a billiard table must be level
adj.
oriented at right angles to the plumb
the picture is level
adj.
of the score in a contest
the score is tied
Synonym: even, tied
Antonym: raise