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Meaning of "level" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LEVEL

From Old French livel, from Vulgar Latin lībellum (unattested), from Latin lībella, diminutive of lībra scales.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LEVEL

level  [ˈlɛvəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LEVEL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Level is a verb and can also act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb level in English.

WHAT DOES LEVEL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of level in the English dictionary

The first definition of level in the dictionary is on a horizontal plane. Other definition of level is having a surface of completely equal height. Level is also being of the same height as something else.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO LEVEL

PRESENT

Present
I level
you level
he/she/it levels
we level
you level
they level
Present continuous
I am levelling
you are levelling
he/she/it is levelling
we are levelling
you are levelling
they are levelling
Present perfect
I have levelled
you have levelled
he/she/it has levelled
we have levelled
you have levelled
they have levelled
Present perfect continuous
I have been levelling
you have been levelling
he/she/it has been levelling
we have been levelling
you have been levelling
they have been levelling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I levelled
you levelled
he/she/it levelled
we levelled
you levelled
they levelled
Past continuous
I was levelling
you were levelling
he/she/it was levelling
we were levelling
you were levelling
they were levelling
Past perfect
I had levelled
you had levelled
he/she/it had levelled
we had levelled
you had levelled
they had levelled
Past perfect continuous
I had been levelling
you had been levelling
he/she/it had been levelling
we had been levelling
you had been levelling
they had been levelling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will level
you will level
he/she/it will level
we will level
you will level
they will level
Future continuous
I will be levelling
you will be levelling
he/she/it will be levelling
we will be levelling
you will be levelling
they will be levelling
Future perfect
I will have levelled
you will have levelled
he/she/it will have levelled
we will have levelled
you will have levelled
they will have levelled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been levelling
you will have been levelling
he/she/it will have been levelling
we will have been levelling
you will have been levelling
they will have been levelling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would level
you would level
he/she/it would level
we would level
you would level
they would level
Conditional continuous
I would be levelling
you would be levelling
he/she/it would be levelling
we would be levelling
you would be levelling
they would be levelling
Conditional perfect
I would have level
you would have level
he/she/it would have level
we would have level
you would have level
they would have level
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been levelling
you would have been levelling
he/she/it would have been levelling
we would have been levelling
you would have been levelling
they would have been levelling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you level
we let´s level
you level
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to level
Past participle
levelled
Present Participle
levelling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LEVEL


AS-level
ˌeɪˈɛsˌlɛvəl
bedevil
bɪˈdɛvəl
bevel
ˈbɛvəl
bilevel
ˈbaɪˌlɛvəl
daredevil
ˈdɛəˌdɛvəl
devil
ˈdɛvəl
devvel
ˈdɛvəl
dishevel
dɪˈʃɛvəl
eyelevel
ˈaɪˌlɛvəl
kevel
ˈkɛvəl
knevell
ˈnɛvəl
low-level
ˌləʊˈlɛvəl
nonlevel
ˌnɒnˈlɛvəl
O-level
əʊ ˈlɛvəl
revel
ˈrɛvəl
unlevel
ʌnˈlɛvəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LEVEL

levee
level crossing
level descriptor
level of attainment
level pegging
level playing field
level staff
level-headed
level-headedly
level-headedness
leveler
levelled
leveller
Levellers
levelling
levelling rod
levelling screw
levelling staff
levelly
levelness

WORDS THAT END LIKE LEVEL

A level
A-level
acceptable quality level
Advanced level
blood alcohol level
confidence level
energy level
entry-level
eye level
ground level
high-level
multilevel
O level
on a level
on the level
sea level
split-level
street level
top-level
water level

Synonyms and antonyms of level in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LEVEL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «level» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of level

Translation of «level» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LEVEL

Find out the translation of level to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of level from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «level» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

平坦的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

plano
570 millions of speakers

English

level
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्तर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُنْبَسِطٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ровный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

plano
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উচ্চতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

plat
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tahap
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eben
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

水平の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

같은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tingkat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngang bằng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्तर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

seviye
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

livello
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyrównany
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

рівний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

la aceeași înălțime cu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επίπεδος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vlak
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

jämn
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

jevn
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of level

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LEVEL»

The term «level» is very widely used and occupies the 986 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LEVEL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about level

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «LEVEL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word level.
1
Annette Bening
When I watch my kids, and I see the primal level at which the sibling relationships are formed, then I completely understand what these unresolved adult sibling problems are based on. You know, 'Mom liked you better' and, 'You got your own room and I didn't.'
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Marcus Buckingham
Passion isn't something that lives way up in the sky, in abstract dreams and hopes. It lives at ground level, in the specific details of what you're actually doing every day.
3
Augusten Burroughs
My parents had this relationship that was really terrifying. I mean, the level of hatred that they had, and the level of physical abuse - my mother would beat up my father, basically - and I think I was drawn to images on television that were bright and reflective.
4
Vint Cerf
Google Apps for Education is a suite of applications intended to be helpful to higher level educational institutions, but in the long run, I think Google has a role to play in helping to assemble relevant content for classroom use.
5
Jung Chang
What has marked Chinese society is its level of cruelty, not just revolutions and wars. We ought to reject it totally, otherwise in another upheaval there will be further cruelty.
6
Sebastian Coe
I do genuinely believe that young people who play sport at a competitive level, sensibly controlled, sensibly organised, that has to be a good thing. It will teach them to win, it will teach them to lose with dignity and magnanimity - all the things you want. It's a pretty good metaphor for life.
7
Georges Cuvier
The lowest and most level land areas show us, especially when we dig there to very great depths, nothing but horizontal layers of material more or less varied, which almost all contain innumerable products of the sea.
8
Terrell Davis
The one thing that scares me the most is failing. It scares me that one day I won't be at this level. But while I'm here and while I'm having success early, I'm trying to do everything to stay on this level.
9
Garry Disher
At one level, an award is an endorsement, a confirmation, but I always find myself looking askance at awards and good reviews, as though another Garry Disher had earned them.
10
Rita Dove
If we really want to be full and generous in spirit, we have no choice but to trust at some level.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LEVEL»

Discover the use of level in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to level and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Handbook on Multi-Level Governance
This accessible Handbook presents a comprehensive review of the wideranging literature, covering various theoretical and conceptual approaches to multi-level governance, and their application to policy-making in the domestic, regional and ...
Henrik Enderlein, Sonja Walti, Michael Zurn, 2010
2
The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger
This groundbreaking book, based on thirty years' research, demonstrates that more unequal societies are bad for almost everyone within them-the well-off and the poor.
Kate Pickett, Richard Wilkinson, 2010
3
Gce O-Level Exams Past Papers With Ans : Economics
GCE O Level Examination Past Papers with Answer Guides: Chemistry
Cambridge International Examinations, University of Cambridge, 2004
4
New Comprehensive Mathematics for 'O' Level
Based on part of the material from the author's best-selling book 'A Complete O-level Mathematics', this book provides the most effective examination revision guide for the modern 'O' level, GCSE.
Alec Greer, 1986
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CAIA Level I: An Introduction to Core Topics in Alternative ...
Uses investment analytics to examine each alternative asset class Examines quantitative techniques used by investment professionals Addresses the unique attributes associated with the alternative investment space Offers an online study ...
CAIA Association, Mark J. P. Anson, Donald R. Chambers, 2012
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Calculations for A-level Chemistry
This popular and comprehensive guide has been revised to match the new specifications. It gives thorough expert explanations, worked examples and plenty of practice in chemistry calculations.
E. N. Ramsden, 2001
7
GCE O / N Level Principles of Accounts - Formats and Equations
Principles of Accounts Formats and Equations is written primarily for those who are preparing for the Principles of Accounts GCE N and O Level Examinations. This book is an essential tool for pupils.
Nuka Vyas, Renuka Dave, 2007
8
'A' Level Computing
This text has been bought the text up to date (especially the object-oriented programming and networking chapters, HTML and ASP, networking (TCP/IP and sun-nets) and coursework.
P. M. Heathcote, Sylvia Langfield, 2007
9
Barron's SAT Subject Test Math Level 1
Reviews subjects on the test, offers tips on test-taking strategies, and includes three full-length practice exams with answers and explanations. (back cover ) Three full-length model tests with answer keys and solutions Separate chapters ...
Ira K. Wolf, 2007
10
Multi-level Governance and European Integration
This dual process is known as "multi-level governance". This text argues that its emergence in the second half of the 20th century is a watershed in the political development of Europe.
Liesbet Hooghe, Gary Marks, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LEVEL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term level is used in the context of the following news items.
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Gold slumps to lowest level in five years - FT.com
Gold tumbled to its lowest level in more than five years on Monday, with sentiment hit by a strong US dollar and lower global inflation ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
2
With Yoda as His Guide, Jordan Spieth to a New Level Takes His …
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland. Imprinted on the inside of the leather cover of Jordan Spieth's yardage book are words that have made a major ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
3
Tesla announces new entry-level Model S alongside battery and …
Tesla has announced a new entry-level Model S along with battery updates and the addition of what it's calling "Ludicrous Mode" on the Model ... «Gizmag, Jul 15»
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Australia level Ashes series at Lord's - RTÉ Sport
Australia level Ashes series 1-1 at Lord's. Updated: Monday, 20 Jul 2015 09:21 | 0 Comments. 0 Comments. Mitchell Johnson was on form for the Aussies. «RTE.ie, Jul 15»
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Professional investors raise cash holdings to highest level since …
Professional investors raise cash holdings to highest level since financial crisis. After a six-year bull run for global stock markets nerves are ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Water level in North Saskatchewan River below average | CTV …
Some residents have been surprised by the low water level in the North Saskatchewan river. Long-time Edmontonian Fred Wischlinski said the ... «CTV News, Jul 15»
7
Greece crisis: Time to re-classify level of development in countries …
United Nations Development Programme, IMF and World Bank — classify countries on their level of development using approaches that are ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
8
Geoghegan-Quinn to head third-level gender equality review
Former European commissioner and Fianna Fáil minister Máire Geoghegan-Quinn is to chair a national review of gender equality in higher ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
9
Customer satisfaction unmoved in Comms Alliance telco service …
The latest quarterly Telecommunications Customer Satisfaction Survey has shown only minor fluctuations from its last edition, with the level of ... «ZDNet, Jul 15»
10
WA trial targets low level offenders - 9news.com.au
First-time, low-level criminal offenders will have their prosecution dropped if they meet the terms of a four-month agreement under a West ... «9news.com.au, Jul 15»

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