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, nip and tuck, side by side, on a par, evenly matched, with nothing to choose between them
informal even-steven, even-stevens
British informal level pegging
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’

SYNONYMS
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
make equal, equal, even, even up, make level
British equalize

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

Phrases

    level with someone

    ‘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
    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