Definitions and translations for "level"

Definition of level

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Adjective
1. The same height at all places; parallel to a flat ground.
This table isn't quite level; see how this marble rolls off it?
2. At the same height as some reference; constructed as level with.
We tried to hang the pictures so that the bottom of the frames were level with the dark line in the wallpaper.
3. Unvaried in frequency.
His pulse has been level for 12 hours.
4. Calm.
He kept a level head under stress.
5. In the same position or rank.
6. Straightforward; direct; clear.
7. Well balanced; even; just; steady; impartial.
A level head; a level understanding
8. Of even tone; without rising or falling inflection.
Noun
9. A tool for finding whether a surface is level, or for creating a horizontal or vertical line of reference.
Hand me the level so I can tell if this is correctly installed.
10. A distance relative to a given reference elevation.
By the end of the day, we'd dug down to the level of the old basement floor.
11. Degree or amount.
The sound level is much too high; this hurts my ears.   We've reached a new level of success.
12. Distance from the root node of a tree structure.
13. One of several discrete segments of a game generally increasing in difficulty. Often numbered. Often, each level occupies different physical space (levels don't require any direct physical relationship to each other, e.g. vertically stacked, horizontally chained, etc).
It took me weeks to get to level seven.   Watch out for the next level; the bad guys there are really overpowered.
14. A numeric value that quantifies a character's experience and power.
My half-orc barbarian reached fifth level before he was squashed by a troll.
15. A floor of a multi-storey building.
Take the elevator and get off at the promenade level.
16. An area of almost perfectly flat land.
Verb
17. To adjust so as to make as flat or perpendicular to the ground as possible.
You can level the table by turning the pads that screw into the feet.
18. To destroy by reducing to ground level; to raze.
The hurricane leveled the forest.
19. To progress to the next level.
I levelled after defeating the dragon.
20. To aim or direct (a weapon, a stare, an accusation, etc).
He levelled an accusation of fraud at the directors.
The hunter levels the gun before taking a shot.
21. To make the score of a game equal.
22. To levy.
23. To bring to a common level or plane, in respect of rank, condition, character, privilege, etc.
To level all the ranks and conditions of men
24. To adjust or adapt to a certain level.
To level remarks to the capacity of children
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English - English - level

Pronunciation
n. degree; rank; height; plane, flat horizontal surface; plain, flat horizontal area of land; device used to determine if a surface is horizontal
v. straighten, flatten, make even; equalize, adjust two or more things so they are level with each other; destroy, tear down; knock down; direct, aim (weapon, etc.); be open and honest, be frank; use a level
adj. straight; equal; even, balanced; horizontal; on an equal level; honest, frank

English - Spanish - level

Pronunciation
s. nivel, ras; grado, estrato, plano
v. nivelar, allanar, anivelar, aplanar, emparejar, explanar; igualar; demoler
adj. nivelado, a nivel, raso; plano, igual, igualado, llano; ecuánime

English - French - level

Pronunciation
n. niveau, plan; plat; degré; hauteur; échelon
v. aplanir; niveler; égaliser; équilibrer
adj. droit; égal; à niveau; horizontal; uni

English - German - level

Pronunciation
n. Stufe; Niveau; Höhe; Ebene
v. ebnen; richten (Waffe; Kritik; Blick); erheben; Boden gleichmachen; aufheben; nivellieren; ehrlich sein
adj. gerade; gleich; ausgeglichen; horizontal; auf gleichem Level

English - Indonesian - level

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n. tingkat, derajat, harkah, kadar, tataran, mutu, daratan, permukaan datar, waterpas, timbangan datar, strata
v. meratakan, memperata, melindih, menumbangkan, menujukan, mengarahkan, membidikkan, melontarkan, melancarkan, membongkar, menyamakan, menyamaratakan, memukul rata, berterus-terang dgn seseorang
a. datar, papar, papak, guntung, waterpas, tinggi: sama tinggi, rata

English - Italian - level

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s. livello; altezza; piana; grado; (tecn) livella
v. spianare, livellare, appianare; abbattere; rendere uguale, pareggiare; uniformare, rendere uniforme; puntare; (fig) lanciare, scagliare
agg. piano, livellato, pianeggiante, piatto; costante, invariato; a livello, allo stesso livello, pari; (fig) equilibrato, assennato; (fig) pacato, calmo; (Fis) equipotenziale

English - Polish - level

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n. libella, poziomnica, poziom, wysokość, równia, horyzont, piętro
v. poziomować, niwelować, zniwelować, równać, wyrównać, obrównać, wygładzać, zrównać, dorównać, wycelować, skierować, wymierzać, wyrównywać, wygładzić, zrównywać, dorównywać, skierowywać, wymierzyć
a. poziomy, płaski, równy, zrównoważony
adv. równo

English - Portuguese - level

Pronunciation
s. plano, igual; uniforme; direito, reto, liso; raso; nivelado; nível
v. aplanar, nivelar; balancear, igualar; destruir, derrubar; apontar, mirar (armas, etc.); ser franco; usar um nível
adj. plano, reto; igual; equilibrado; horizontal; de mesmo nível

English - Romanian - level

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n. nivelă, nivelmetru, nivel, treaptă, câmpie, şes, orizont, linie de ochire
v. nivela, aduce la acelaşi nivel, face una cu pământul, egaliza, uniformiza
a. plan, orizont larg {fig.}, uniform, cuminte, echilibrat, egal

English - Russian - level

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с. высота, уровень; ступень; равнина, плоская поверхность, горизонтальная поверхность; ватерпас, нивелир; этаж; горизонт; штольня; горизонтальный полет
г. выравнивать, ровнять; направлять, целиться; нивелировать, сглаживать
прил. ровный, плоский, гладкий; горизонтальный; равномерный; одинаковый; спокойный

English - Turkish - level

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f. düzeltmek, düzleştirmek, yıkmak, yerle bir etmek, eşitlemek, dengelemek, yöneltmek, hedef almak, nişan almak
i. düzlük, düzey, seviye, hiza, su terazisi, düzeç, zemin
s. düz, yatay, aynı seviyede, ölçülü, dengeli, seviyeli, makul, mantıklı, akılcı, namuslu, dürüst

English - Ukrainian - level

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n. рівень, рівнина, монотонність, нівелір, щабель
v. вирівнювати, горизонтальний: приводити в горизонтальне положення, випрасовувати, зарівнювати, зрівнювати, націлювати, нівелювати
a. рівний, однаковий
adv. нарівні

German - English - level

Pronunciation
adj. straight; equal; even, balanced; horizontal; on an equal level; honest, frank

English - Dutch - level

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zn. hoogte; niveau; klasse; oppervlakte; vlak; peil (waterpeil)
ww. afvlakken, glad maken; gelijkheid brengen; vergelijken; vernietigen, aan de grond gelijk maken
bn. vlak; gelijk; gebalanceerd; vertikaal; gelijkmatig

English - Greek - level

Pronunciation
ουσ. αλφάδι, επίπεδο, οριακή γραμμή, στάθμη
ρήμ. ισοπεδώ
επίθ. πεδινός, επίπεδος, ισόπεδος, δίκαιος, φρόνιμος

German - French - level

Pronunciation
n. niveau (m)

English - Arabic - level

Pronunciation
‏ميزان البناء، مستوى، شاقول، صعيد، مسواة المساح، قياس التفاوت في الأرتفاع‏
‏هدم، قاس الإرتفاع، سوى الأرض، صوب البندقية، مهد‏
‏أفقي، مسطح، متساوى الجهد، أمين، رزين‏

English - Chinese - level

Pronunciation
(名) 水平, 标准, 水准
(动) 弄平, 使同等, 夷平; 变平; 拉平
(形) 同高的; 齐平的; 平坦的

English - Chinese - level

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(名) 水平, 標準, 水準
(動) 弄平, 使同等, 夷平; 變平; 拉平
(形) 同高的; 齊平的; 平坦的

English - Hindi - level

Pronunciation
n. समतल, सतह, स्तर, दरजा
v. चौरस करना, चिकनाना, लक्ष्य करना, समतल करना, गिरा देना, एकबराबर करना
a. समतल, सतही, चौरस, समस्तर
adv. समतल, चौरस, समस्तर

English - Japanese - level

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(形) 平らな; 同じ高さの; むらのない
(動) 平らにする; 平等にする; 均一にする
(名) 水平; 水平面; 高さ; 水準

English - Korean - level

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명. 수준; 등급; 높이; 평원; 평지; 수평기
동. 평평하게 하다; 평균화 하다, 동등하게 하다; 파괴하다, 부수다; 쓰러뜨리다; 겨누다; 솔직해 지다; 대등하게 하다
형. 곧바른; 동등한; 평평한, 고른; 수평의; 동격의; 정직한, 솔직한

English - Vietnamese - level

Pronunciation
n. ống thăng bằng, vị trí ngang nhau, mực nược, chặng đường bằng, đồng bằng
v. làm cho ngang nhau, làm bằng phẳng, nhắm vào, chỉa thẳng, trắc định bề cao
a. bằng phẳng, trình độ, nhẳn, ngang với, ngang mực nước

German - Chinese - level

Pronunciation
[das]标高。层次。程度。级。级别。平。水准。坦。
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Synonyms for level
1. horizontal: flat, balanced
2. flat: flush, even, smooth, plane, plain, uniform
3. equal: equivalent
4. uniform: even, equable
5. even: equalise, equalize, flatten, smooth, grade, press
6. flatten: raze, demolish, destroy
7. aim: direct, guide, point, sight
Verb forms for level
Present participle: level(l)ing
Present: level (3.person: levels)
Past: level(l)ed
Future: will level
Present conditional: would level
Present Perfect: have level(l)ed (3.person: has level(l)ed)
Past Perfect: had level(l)ed
Future Perfect: will have level(l)ed
Past conditional: would have level(l)ed