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

3 senses of leveling

Sense 1
grading, leveling -- (changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface)
       => construction, building -- (the act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats")

Sense 2
razing, leveling, tearing down, demolishing -- (complete destruction of a building)
       => destruction, devastation -- (the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists)

Sense 3
equalization, equalisation, leveling -- (the act of making equal or uniform)
       => act, deed, human action, human activity -- (something that people do or cause to happen)

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)

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