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level

adjective

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1 having a surface without bends, breaks, or irregularities
  • looked for a level place to land the plane
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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

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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
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level

verb

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1 to make equal in amount, degree, or status
  • We'll give both teams the same equipment so as to level the playing field.
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2 to make free from breaks, curves, or bumps
  • The construction workers leveled the ground before laying a foundation for the new house.
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3 to point or turn (something) toward a target or goal
  • The marksman leveled his gun at the target and fired.
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4 to strike (someone) so forcefully as to cause a fall
  • The boxer leveled his badly outclassed opponent with a single blow.
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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
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