level out

phrasal verb

leveled out or levelled out; leveling out or levelling out; levels out
: to stop going up or down
Divorce rates are leveling out for the first time in decades.
My moods have leveled out.

Examples of level out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web JetBlue shares, which closed up more than 2% at $6.07 on Monday, jumped up 19% in after-hours trading before leveling out just over $7 per share—or 16% above the closing price—at 7:45 p.m. ET. Antonio Pequeño Iv, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 The hiring frenzy of recent years has leveled out, and there are fewer open jobs; plus, job-switchers have less of a financial incentive now: Their median annual pay gain in January was 7.2%, the lowest since May 2021, according to payroll processor ADP. Alicia Wallace, CNN, 1 Feb. 2024 The rotations of the stars slowed as expected until the stars reached about the age of the sun, after which the rotations leveled out. Zack Savitsky, Scientific American, 3 Jan. 2024 And so the way consumers are spending money is leveling out. Eleanor Pringle, Fortune, 6 Dec. 2023 Once the eggs are retrieved, levels should normally go down and level out. Paige Stables, Allure, 16 Nov. 2023 But resale value has begun to level out, with price drops from 2022 to 2023 varying from 6% to 8% on the RealReal, depending on the brand. Hillary Hoffower, Fortune, 2 Nov. 2023 If cost has been a factor, car makers like Tesla have been cutting prices on some of their models recently and interest rate hikes are finally leveling out. Phillip Molnar, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Oct. 2023 The former will be held in Florida and the latter in Washington, D.C. Most recently, he was charged at the state level out of Fulton County, Georgia. Rachel Schilke, Washington Examiner, 6 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Level out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/level%20out. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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