Synonyms of level in English:

level


See definition of level

adjective

1‘these wallcoverings need to be hung on a smooth and level surface’

SYNONYMS

flat, smooth, even, uniform, plane, flush, plumb, regular, true

flat as a pancake, as flat as a pancake

perfectly horizontal

perfectly vertical

ANTONYMS

uneven, bumpy

2‘he did his best to keep his voice level’

SYNONYMS

unchanging, steady, unvarying, stable, even, uniform, regular, consistent, constant

invariable, unalterable, unaltering, unfluctuating

calm, unemotional, composed, equable, unruffled, serene, tranquil

ANTONYMS

unsteady, shaky

3‘he missed a penalty when the scores were level’

SYNONYMS

equal, even, drawn, tied, balanced, all square, on a level, in a position of equality

close together, neck and neck, level pegging, nip and tuck, side by side, on a par, evenly matched, with nothing to choose between them

informal even-steven, even-stevens

ANTONYMS

unequal, uneven

4‘his eyes were level with hers’

SYNONYMS

aligned, on the same level as, on a level, at the same height as, in line, balanced

abreast, side by side

ANTONYMS

above, below, uneven


noun

1‘the post, which is at research-officer level, will be for two years’

SYNONYMS

rank, standing, status, position

echelon, station, degree, grade, gradation, stage, standard, rung, point, mark, step

class, stratum, group, grouping, set, classification

level of achievement, degree of competence

2‘they allowed a high level of employment’

SYNONYMS

quantity, amount, extent, measure, degree, volume, size

magnitude, intensity, pitch, strength

proportion

3‘the lock is being opened so that the level of water is raised allowing a boat to pass through’

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height, highness, altitude, elevation, distance upward

4‘the museum tour begins on the sixth level and continues on the floors above’

SYNONYMS

floor, storey, tier, deck


verb

1‘tilt the tin to level the mixture’

SYNONYMS

make level, level out, level off, make even, even off, even out, make flat, flatten, smooth, smooth out, plane, make uniform, make regular, regularize

polish, face

2‘they called in air strikes to level the building’

SYNONYMS

raze, raze to the ground, demolish, flatten, gut, topple, lay waste, destroy, wipe out, blow up, blow to bits, bomb

tear down, knock down, pull down, bring down, bulldoze, fell, dismantle, break up, wreck, pulverize, obliterate

ANTONYMS

raise, build

3‘he levelled his opponent with a single blow’

SYNONYMS

knock down, knock to the ground, throw to the ground, lay out, prostrate, flatten, floor, fell, knock out

informal KO, kayo

4‘Carl levelled the score with an ice-cool goal’

SYNONYMS

equalize, make equal, equal, even, even up, make level

5‘he levelled his pistol at me’

SYNONYMS

aim, point, direct, train, sight, focus, turn, beam, zero in on, draw a bead on

take aim

6‘I knew you'd level with me sooner or later’

SYNONYMS

be frank, be open, be honest, be above board, tell the truth, tell all, hide nothing, keep nothing back, be straightforward, put all one's cards on the table

informal be upfront


Phrases

    on the level

      SYNONYMS

      genuine, straight, honest, above board, fair, true, legitimate, sincere, straightforward, proper, honest-to-goodness

      upfront, kosher

      North American

      on the up and up

      ANTONYMS

      dishonest