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level

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of level

  1. 1 having a surface without bends, breaks, or irregularities <looked for a level place to land the plane> Synonyms even, flat, flush, plane, smooth Related Words exact, uniform; aligned (also alined), regular, true; horizontal, tabular; plumb, straight, vertical Near Antonyms inexact, irregular, unaligned, warped; undulating, undulatory, wavy; pitted, pockmarked, pocky Antonyms bumpy, coarse, lumpy, rough, uneven, unsmoothed

  2. 2 free from emotional or mental agitation <in a much more level mood now that the worst is over> Synonyms collected, composed, cool, coolheaded, equal, calm, limpid, peaceful, placid, possessed, recollected, sedate, self-composed, self-possessed, serene, smooth, together, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed, unruffled, unshaken, untroubled, unworriedRelated Words even, even-keeled, steady, well-adjusted, well-balanced; imperturbable, nerveless, unflappable, unshakable; centered, disciplined, equable, self-contained, self-controlled; affable, breezy, devil-may-care, easygoing, happy-go-lucky, laid-back, loosey-goosey, mellow; carefree, nonchalant, unconcerned; assured, confident, self-assured; aloof, detached, dispassionate, indifferent; bovine, impassive, phlegmatic, sober, stolid; relaxed, relieved, tranquilized (also tranquillized)Near Antonyms anxious, bothered, distressed, uneasy, unquiet, unsettled, worried; jittery, jumpy, nervous, restless, skittish, tense; high-strung, unstable, uptightAntonyms agitated, discomposed, disturbed, flustered, perturbed, unglued, unhinged, unstrung, upset




level

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of level

  1. the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement <a young karate student ready to rise to the next level in his chosen art of self-defense> Synonyms degree, echelon, footing, rank, place, position, ranking, reach(es), rung, situation, standing, station, status, stratumRelated Words condition, estate, order, walk; capacity, function; rating




level

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of level

  1. 1 to make equal in amount, degree, or status <we'll give both teams the same equipment so as to level the playing field> Synonyms balance, equate, even, equalizeRelated Words equilibrate, equipoise; accommodate, adjust, compensate, fit; counterbalance; homogenize, normalize, regularize, standardize; democratizeNear Antonyms disequilibrate

  2. 2 to make free from breaks, curves, or bumps <the construction workers leveled the ground before laying a foundation for the new house> Synonyms flatten, even, plane, smooth, smoothenRelated Words clip, crop, pare, prune, shave, trim; lay, press, spread; card, comb, rake; surfaceNear Antonyms coarsen, rumple, wrinkle; bend, kink; dent, pitAntonyms rough, roughen

  3. 3 to point or turn (something) toward a target or goal <the marksman leveled his gun at the target and fired> Synonyms bend, cast, direct, head, hold, aim, pinpoint, set, trainRelated Words sight; bear, face; concentrate, focus; incline, orient, steerNear Antonyms avert, curve, deflect, detour, divert, rechannel, shunt, sidetrack

  4. 4 to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall <the boxer leveled his badly outclassed opponent with a single blow> Synonyms bowl (down or over), down, drop, floor, knock down, knock over, fell, mow (down), prostrateRelated Words kayo, knock out, KO; overthrow, throw down, topple; bang, bash, belt, bludgeon, clobber, hammer, hit, jab, paste, poke, pound, punch, slam, slap, slog, slug, smack, smite, sock, swat, swipe, thump, thwack, wallop, whack, whale

  5. 5 to destroy (as a building) completely by knocking down or breaking to pieces <an architectural gem that was leveled to build a parking lot> Synonyms demolish, pull down, raze, tear down, unbuildRelated Words blow up, dynamite; abolish, annihilate, crack up, crush, dash, decimate, destroy, devastate, devour, dissolve, do in, eradicate, extirpate, finish, flatten, obliterate, overturn, pulverize, ravage, ruin, scourge, smash, total, unmake, waste, wipe out, wreckNear Antonyms build, construct, erect, put up, raise; rebuild, renew, renovate, restore; create, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, make, manufacture, shape




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