1. having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
- acres of level farmland
2. not showing abrupt variations
- spoke in a level voice
- she gave him a level look
3. being on a precise horizontal plane
- a billiard table must be level
Similar word(s): horizontal
4. oriented at right angles to the plumb
- the picture is level
Similar word(s): even
5. of the score in a contest
Sentences with level as an adjective:
- This table isn't quite level; see how this marble rolls off it?
- We tried to hang the pictures so that the bottom of the frames were level with the dark line in the wallpaper.
- His pulse has been level for 12 hours.
- He kept a level head under stress.
- a level head; a level understanding
1. a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
- a high level of care is required
2. a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
3. a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
Definition categories: state
4. height above ground
- the water reached ankle level
- the pictures were at the same level
5. indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid
Definition categories: man–made, indicator
6. a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line
- park the car on the level
Definition categories: man–made, surface
7. an abstract place usually conceived as having depth
- a good actor communicates on several levels
8. a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale
- what level is the office on?
Sentences with level as a noun:
- Hand me the level so I can tell if this is correctly installed.
- By the end of the day, we'd dug down to the level of the old basement floor.
- The sound level is much too high; this hurts my ears.
- It took me weeks to get to level seven.
- My half-orc barbarian reached fifth level before he was squashed by a troll.
- Take the elevator and get off at the promenade level.
1. aim at
- level criticism or charges at somebody
2. tear down so as to make flat with the ground
- The building was levelled
3. make level or straight
- level the ground
Definition categories: contact
4. direct into a position for use
5. talk frankly with; lay it on the line
- I have to level with you
6. become level or even
- The ground levelled off
Definition categories: change
Sentences with level as a verb:
- You can level the table by turning the pads that screw into the feet.
- The hurricane leveled the forest.
- I levelled after defeating the dragon.
- He levelled an accusation of fraud at the directors. The hunter levels the gun before taking a shot.
- to level all the ranks and conditions of men
- to level remarks to the capacity of children