Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun level

8 senses of level

Sense 1
degree, grade, level -- (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")
       => property -- (a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles")

Sense 2
grade, level, tier -- (a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade")
       => rank -- (relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority")

Sense 3
degree, level, stage, point -- (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?")
       => state -- (the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state")

Sense 4
level -- (height above ground; "the water reached ankle level"; "the pictures were at the same level")
       => altitude, height -- (elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface; "the altitude gave her a headache")

Sense 5
level, spirit level -- (indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid)
       => indicator -- (a device for showing the operating condition of some system)

Sense 6
horizontal surface, level -- (a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line; "park the car on the level")
       => surface -- (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")

Sense 7
level, layer, stratum -- (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")
       => place -- (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")

Sense 8
floor, level, storey, story -- (a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; "what level is the office on?")
       => structure, construction -- (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")

Antonyms of verb level

1 of 6 senses of level

Sense 2
level, raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down -- (tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled")
       Antonym of raise (Sense 9)
      => raise, erect, rear, set up, put up -- (construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb level

6 senses of level

Sense 1
level -- (aim at; "level criticism or charges at somebody")
       => aim, take, train, take aim, direct -- (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")

Sense 2
level, raze, rase, dismantle, tear down, take down, pull down -- (tear down so as to make flat with the ground; "The building was levelled")
       => destroy, destruct -- (do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of; "The fire destroyed the house")

Sense 3
flush, level, even out, even -- (make level or straight; "level the ground")
       => change surface -- (undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface)

Sense 4
charge, level, point -- (direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me")
       => aim, take, train, take aim, direct -- (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")

Sense 5
level -- (talk frankly with; lay it on the line; "I have to level with you")
       => talk, speak -- (exchange thoughts; talk with; "We often talk business"; "Actions talk louder than words")

Sense 6
level, level off -- (become level or even; "The ground levelled off")
       => change surface -- (undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface)

Antonyms of adj level

5 senses of level

Sense 1
flat, level, plane -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA even) -> uneven -- (not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain")

Sense 2
level, unwavering -- (not showing abrupt variations; "spoke in a level voice"; "she gave him a level look"- Louis Auchincloss)

INDIRECT (VIA steady) -> unsteady -- (subject to change or variation; "her unsteady walk"; "his hand was unsteady as he poured the wine"; "an unsteady voice")

Sense 3
level -- (being on a precise horizontal plane; "a billiard table must be level")

INDIRECT (VIA inclined, horizontal) -> vertical, perpendicular -- (at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a vertical camera angle"; "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"; "measure the perpendicular height")
INDIRECT (VIA horizontal, vertical) -> inclined -- (at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; "an inclined plane")

Sense 4
level -- (oriented at right angles to the plumb; "the picture is level")

INDIRECT (VIA even) -> uneven -- (not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain")

Sense 5
tied (predicate), even, level (predicate) -- (of the score in a contest; "the score is tied")

INDIRECT (VIA equal) -> unequal -- (poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure)

Similarity of adj level

5 senses of level

Sense 1
flat, level, plane -- (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")
       => even (vs. uneven) -- (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")

Sense 2
level, unwavering -- (not showing abrupt variations; "spoke in a level voice"; "she gave him a level look"- Louis Auchincloss)
       => steady (vs. unsteady) -- (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")

Sense 3
level -- (being on a precise horizontal plane; "a billiard table must be level")
       => horizontal (vs. vertical) (vs. inclined) -- (parallel to or in the plane of the horizon or a base line; "a horizontal surface")

Sense 4
level -- (oriented at right angles to the plumb; "the picture is level")
       => even (vs. uneven) -- (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")

Sense 5
tied (predicate), even, level (predicate) -- (of the score in a contest; "the score is tied")
       => equal (vs. unequal) -- (having the same quantity, value, or measure as another; "on equal terms"; "all men are equal before the law")

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