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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 of level even, flat, flush, plane, smooth Words Related to level exact, uniform; aligned (also alined), regular, true; horizontal, tabular; plumb, straight, vertical Near Antonyms of level inexact, irregular, unaligned, warped; undulating, undulatory, wavy; pitted, pockmarked, pocky Antonyms of level 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 of level 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, unworriedWords Related to level 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 of level anxious, bothered, distressed, uneasy, unquiet, unsettled, worried; jittery, jumpy, nervous, restless, skittish, tense; high-strung, unstable, uptightAntonyms of level agitated, discomposed, disturbed, flustered, perturbed, unglued, unhinged, unstrung, upset

Synonym Discussion of level

level, flat, plane, even, smooth mean having a surface without bends, curves, or irregularities. level applies to a horizontal surface that lies on a line parallel with the horizon.
    • the vast prairies are nearly level
flat applies to a surface devoid of noticeable curvatures, prominences, or depressions.
    • the work surface must be flat
plane applies to any real or imaginary flat surface in which a straight line between any two points on it lies wholly within that surface.
    • the plane sides of a crystal
even applies to a surface that is noticeably flat or level or to a line that is observably straight.
    • trim the hedge so it is even
smooth applies especially to a polished surface free of irregularities.
    • a smooth skating rink

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 of level degree, echelon, footing, rank, place, position, ranking, reach(es), rung, situation, standing, station, status, stratumWords Related to level 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 of level balance, equate, even, equalizeWords Related to level equilibrate, equipoise; accommodate, adjust, compensate, fit; counterbalance; homogenize, normalize, regularize, standardize; democratizeNear Antonyms of level 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 of level flatten, even, plane, smooth, smoothenWords Related to level clip, crop, pare, prune, shave, trim; lay, press, spread; card, comb, rake; surfaceNear Antonyms of level coarsen, rumple, wrinkle; bend, kink; dent, pitAntonyms of level 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 of level bend, cast, direct, head, hold, aim, pinpoint, set, trainWords Related to level sight; bear, face; concentrate, focus; incline, orient, steerNear Antonyms of level 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 of level bowl (down or over), down, drop, floor, knock down, knock over, fell, mow (down), prostrateWords Related to level 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 of level demolish, pull down, raze, tear down, unbuildWords Related to level 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 of level build, construct, erect, put up, raise; rebuild, renew, renovate, restore; create, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, make, manufacture, shape



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