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Definitions of level

  1. To aim at; to be aimed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To make level; aim; point. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To bring to a lower level; to overthrow; to topple down; to reduce to a flat surface; to lower. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To bring to a horizontal position, as a gun; hence, to point in taking aim; to aim; to direct. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Figuratively, to bring to a common level or plane, in respect of rank, condition, character, privilege, etc.; as, to level all the ranks and conditions of men. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To adjust or adapt to a certain level; as, to level remarks to the capacity of children. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To make even; free from inequalities; bring to the same plane; point in taking aim. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To make horizontal: to make flat or smooth: to make equal" to take aim:-pr.p. levelling; pa.pt. and pa.p. levelled. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. To make level, to aim. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. To be level; to be on a level with, or on an equality with, something; hence, to accord; to agree; to suit. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. To aim a gun, spear, etc., horizontally; hence, to aim or point a weapon in direct line with the mark; fig., to direct the eye, mind, or effort, directly to an object. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. become level or even; "The ground levelled off" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. To make horizontal; to make even; to make flat or smooth; to make equal; to aim. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. To make even; to lay flat; to bring to an equality; to point in taking aim; to aim, as a gun; to direct to an end; to aim at. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. Leveling. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. structure consisting of a room or set of rooms comprising a single level of a multilevel building; "what level is the office on?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line; "park the car on the level" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. height above ground; "the water reached ankle level"; "the pictures were at the same level" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. An approximately horizontal line or surface at a certain degree of altitude, or distance from the center of the earth; as, to climb from the level of the coast to the level of the plateau and then descend to the level of the valley or of the sea. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. Hence, figuratively, a certain position, rank, standard, degree, quality, character, etc., conceived of as in one of several planes of different elevation. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. A uniform or average height; a normal plane or altitude; a condition conformable to natural law or which will secure a level surface; as, moving fluids seek a level. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. An instrument by which to find a horizontal line, or adjust something with reference to a horizontal line. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. A measurement of the difference of altitude of two points, by means of a level; as, to take a level. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. A horizontal passage, drift, or adit, in a mine. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. A horizontal line or plane; that is, a straight line or a plane which is tangent to a true level at a given point and hence parallel to the horizon at that point; - this is the apparent level at the given point. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. A horizontal surface or line; surface without inequalities; equality of height; as, this position is on a level with that; position reckoned in terms of height; as, at this level the air is rare; an instrument used in surveying. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  30. Leveler, levelness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  31. A horizontal line or surface: a surface without inequalities: proper position: usual elevation: state of equality: the line of direction: an instrument for showing the horizontal. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  32. Horizontal line or surface, even surface, equality, instrument showing a horizontal plane. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  33. A horizontal line, surface, plane, or position; an instrument for ascertaining a horizontal line. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. Levelness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  35. Leveler, leveller. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  36. Leveling, leveilling. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  37. A horizontal line or plane; a surface without inequalities; usual elevation; a state of equality; the line of direction; an instrument by which to find the horizontal. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  38. A plane surface; a plain; state of equality; the usual height or elevation; a carpenter's or mason's instr. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  39. In a level line; direct; straight; steadily. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  40. having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another; "a flat desk"; "acres of level farmland"; "a plane surface" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  41. being on a precise horizontal plane; "a billiard table must be level" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  42. talk frankly with; lay it on the line; "I have to level with you" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  43. direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  44. aim at; "level criticism or charges at somebody" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  45. of the score in a contest; "the score is tied" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  46. oriented at right angles to the plumb; "the picture is level" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  47. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  48. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  49. Straightforward; direct; clear; open. Webster Dictionary DB
  50. Well balanced; even; just; steady; impartial; as, a level head; a level understanding. [Colloq.] Webster Dictionary DB
  51. Of even tone; without rising or falling inflection. Webster Dictionary DB
  52. Even with anything else; of the same height; on the same line or plane; on the same footing; of equal importance; - followed by with, sometimes by to. Webster Dictionary DB
  53. Even; horizontal; smooth; steady; equal to something else in importance. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  54. Horizontal: even, smooth: even with anything else: in the same line or plane: equal in position or dignity. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  55. Horizontal, even, equal in elevation. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  56. Having a flat, even surface; horizontal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  57. Horizontal; even; flat; even with anything else of the same height; on the same line or plane; equal in rank or degree. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  58. Even; flat; in the same line; horizontal; equal in rank or degree. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  59. Leveled. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for level

  1. " I am much obliged to you for coming," he began in a level almost business- like tone, but without looking up. – Shining Ferry by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. He was for some minutes searching for it, and then he found it- it had rolled into the hollow of a large letter on one of the level grave- stones. – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
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