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Level

Definition

[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"
[adj] having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another; "a flat desk"; "acres of level farmland"; "a plane surface"
[adj] oriented at right angles to the plumb; "the picture is level"
[adj] being on a precise horizontal plane; "a billiard table must be level"
[adj] not showing abrupt variations; "spoke in a level voice"; "she gave him a level look"- Louis Auchincloss
[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] tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled"
[v] make level or straight; "level the ground"

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Antonyms

erect, put up, raise, rear, set up