level out

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of level out

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

Word by Word Definitions

level play
  1. : a device for establishing a horizontal line or plane by means of a bubble in a liquid that shows adjustment to the horizontal by movement to the center of a slightly bowed glass tube

  2. : a measurement of the difference of altitude of two points by means of a level

  3. : horizontal condition

  1. : to make (a line or surface) horizontal : make flat or level

  2. : to bring to a horizontal aiming position

  3. : aim, direct

  1. : having no part higher than another : conforming to the curvature of the liquid parts of the earth's surface

  2. : parallel with the plane of the horizon : horizontal

  3. : even or unvarying in height

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats


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