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Definition 1: indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for level in the sense of this definition

(level is a kind of ...) a device for showing the operating condition of some system

(... is a kind of level ) a level longer than a carpenter's level

(... is part of level) a straight bar of light metal with a spirit level in it

(... is part of level) surveying instrument consisting basically of a small telescope with an attached spirit level rotating around a vertical axis; for measuring relative heights of land

Definition 2: a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • what level is the office on?

Synonyms for level in the sense of this definition

(level is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(... is a kind of level ) the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage

(... is a kind of level ) the floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building

(... is a kind of level ) floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage

(... is a kind of level ) floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space

(... is a kind of level ) intermediate floor just above the ground floor

(... is part of level) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

"there was a three-story building on the corner" "it was an imposing edifice"

Definition 3: a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • park the car on the level

Synonyms for level in the sense of this definition

(level is a kind of ...) the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary

"there is a special cleaner for these surfaces" "the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface"

(... is a kind of level ) the inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure)

"they needed rugs to cover the bare floors" "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent"

(... is a kind of level ) a level horizontal surface covered with paving material

(... is a kind of level ) a raised horizontal surface

"the speaker mounted the platform"

Definition 4: a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a moderate grade of intelligence
  • a high level of care is required
  • it is all a matter of degree

Synonyms for level in the sense of this definition

(level is a kind of ...) a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

"a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"

(... is a kind of level ) a degree or grade of excellence or worth

"the quality of students has risen" "an executive of low caliber"

(... is a kind of level ) the degree to which a sunscreen protects the skin from the direct rays of the sun

(... is a kind of level ) the quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation

(... is a kind of level ) quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes

(... is a kind of level ) the level on a scale of amplitude

(... is a kind of level ) the furthest or highest degree of something

"he carried it to extremes"

(... is a kind of level ) a low or small degree of any quality (amount or force or temperature etc.)

"he took advantage of the lowness of interest rates"

(... is a kind of level ) a low level or position or degree

"the stock market fell to a new low"

(... is a kind of level ) high level or degree; the property of being intense

(... is a kind of level ) the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground

"a coarse grind of coffee"

(... is a kind of level ) degree of psychological or intellectual profundity

(... is a kind of level ) a high degree (of amount or force etc.)

"responsible for the highness of the rates"

(... is a kind of level ) a lofty level or position or degree

"summer temperatures reached an all-time high"

(... are attributes of level) greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount

"a high temperature" "a high price" "the high point of his career" "high risks" "has high hopes" "the river is high" "he has a high opinion of himself"

(... are attributes of level) less than normal in degree or intensity or amount

"low prices" "the reservoir is low"

(... are attributes of level) moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme

"a mild winter storm" "a mild fever" "fortunately the pain was mild" "a mild rebuke" "mild criticism"

(... are attributes of level) possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

"intense heat" "intense anxiety" "intense desire" "intense emotion" "the skunk's intense acrid odor" "intense pain" "enemy fire was intense"

Definition 5: height above ground - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the water reached ankle level
  • the pictures were at the same level

(level is a kind of ...) elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface

"the altitude gave her a headache"

Definition 6: an abstract place usually conceived as having depth - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a good actor communicates on several levels
  • a simile has at least two layers of meaning
  • the mind functions on many strata simultaneously

Synonyms for level in the sense of this definition

(level is a kind of ...) an abstract mental location

"he has a special place in my thoughts" "a place in my heart" "a political system with no place for the less prominent groups"

Definition 7: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process - [noun denoting state]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a remarkable degree of frankness
  • at what stage are the social sciences?

Synonyms for level in the sense of this definition

(level is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

"the current state of knowledge" "his state of health" "in a weak financial state"

(... is a kind of level ) the stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels the movements of the fetus

(... is a kind of level ) the state or degree of being ultimate; the final or most extreme in degree or size or time or distance

"the ultimacy of these social values"

(... is a kind of level ) the highest degree of development of an art or technique at a particular time

"the state of the art in space travel"

(... is a kind of level ) a level of existence or development

"he lived on a worldly plane"

(... is a kind of level ) a level of material comfort in terms of goods and services available to someone or some group

"they enjoyed the highest standard of living in the country" "the lower the standard of living the easier it is to introduce an autocratic production system"

(... is a kind of level ) the final point in a process

(... is a kind of level ) the point or degree to which something extends

"the extent of the damage" "the full extent of the law" "to a certain extent she was right"

(... is a kind of level ) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

"his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty" "the artist's gifts are at their acme" "at the height of her career" "the peak of perfection" "summer was at its peak" "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame" "the summit of his ambition" "so many highest superlatives achieved by man" "at the top of his profession"

(... is a kind of level ) ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress

"he climbed the career ladder"

(... is a kind of level ) the most severe stage of a disease

Definition 8: a relative position or degree of value in a graded group - [noun denoting state]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lumber of the highest grade

Synonyms for level in the sense of this definition

(level is a kind of ...) relative status

"his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"

(... is a kind of level ) the level of safety from exposure to infectious agents; depends on work practices and safety equipment and facilities

(... is a kind of level ) the advanced level of a subject taken in school (usually two years after O level)

(... is a kind of level ) the basic level of a subject taken in school

(... is a kind of level ) the level of education that college students are assumed to have attained

Definition 9: become level or even - [verb of change]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The ground levelled off

Synonyms for level in the sense of this definition

(level is a kind of ...) undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface

Definition 10: talk frankly with; lay it on the line - [verb of communication]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I have to level with you

(level is a kind of ...) exchange thoughts; talk with

"We often talk business" "Actions talk louder than words"

Definition 11: direct into a position for use - [verb of competition]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • point a gun
  • He charged his weapon at me

Synonyms for level in the sense of this definition

(level is a kind of ...) point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards

"Please don't aim at your little brother!" "He trained his gun on the burglar" "Don't train your camera on the women" "Take a swipe at one's opponent"

(level has a similar meaning as ...) be positionable in a specified manner

"The gun points with ease"

Definition 12: aim at - [verb of competition]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • level criticism or charges at somebody

(level is a kind of ...) point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards

"Please don't aim at your little brother!" "He trained his gun on the burglar" "Don't train your camera on the women" "Take a swipe at one's opponent"

Definition 13: make level or straight - [verb of contact]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • level the ground

Synonyms for level in the sense of this definition

(level is a kind of ...) undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface

(... is a kind of level ) level to the right gradient

(... is a kind of level ) smooth with a strickle

"strickle the grain in the measure"

(... is a kind of level ) level off with a strickle in a measuring container

"strickle sand"

Definition 14: tear down so as to make flat with the ground - [verb of creation]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The building was levelled

Synonyms for level in the sense of this definition

(level is a kind of ...) do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

"The fire destroyed the house"

(... is a kind of level ) flatten with or as if with a bulldozer

Definition 15: of the score in a contest - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the score is tied

Synonyms for level in the sense of this definition

(level is similar to ...) having the same quantity, value, or measure as another

"on equal terms" "all men are equal before the law"

Definition 16: being on a precise horizontal plane - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a billiard table must be level

(level is similar to ...) parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line

"a horizontal surface"

Definition 17: not showing abrupt variations - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • spoke in a level voice
  • she gave him a level look

Synonyms for level in the sense of this definition

(level is similar to ...) not subject to change or variation especially in behavior

"a steady beat" "a steady job" "a steady breeze" "a steady increase" "a good steady ballplayer"

Definition 18: having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a flat desk
  • acres of level farmland
  • a plane surface
  • skirts sewn with fine flat seams

Synonyms for level in the sense of this definition

(level is similar to ...) being level or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture; or being in the same plane or at the same height as something else (i.e. even with)

"an even application of varnish" "an even floor" "the road was not very even" "the picture is even with the window"

Definition 19: oriented at right angles to the plumb - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where level or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the picture is level

(level is similar to ...) being level or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture; or being in the same plane or at the same height as something else (i.e. even with)

"an even application of varnish" "an even floor" "the road was not very even" "the picture is even with the window"

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