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Quality vs. Level — What's the Difference?

Quality vs. Level — What's the Difference?

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Quality

The standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something
An improvement in product quality
These colleges provide a better quality of education
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Level

A horizontal plane or line with respect to the distance above or below a given point
The front garden is on a level with this floor
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Quality

A distinctive attribute or characteristic possessed by someone or something
He shows strong leadership qualities
The plant's aphrodisiac qualities
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Level

A position on a scale of amount, quantity, extent, or quality
Debt rose to unprecedented levels
A high level of unemployment
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Quality

Of good quality; excellent
He's a quality player
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Level

(in a video game) each of a series of stages of increasing difficulty through which a player may progress, completing one stage in order to reach the next
I've now reached level 106 on Candy Crush Saga
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Quality

An inherent or distinguishing characteristic; a property
The medicinal qualities of a plant.
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Level

An instrument marked with a line parallel to the plane of the horizon for testing whether things are horizontal.
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Quality

A personal trait, especially a character trait
"The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence" (George S. Patton).
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Level

A flat tract of land
The Somerset Levels
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Quality

Essential character; nature
"The quality of mercy is not strain'd" (Shakespeare).
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Level

Having a flat, horizontal surface
We had reached level ground
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Quality

Superiority of kind
An intellect of unquestioned quality.
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Level

At the same height as someone or something else
His eyes were level with hers
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Quality

Degree or grade of excellence
Yard goods of low quality.
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Level

Having the same relative position; not in front of or behind
The car backed rapidly until it was level with me
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Quality

Investments that have a low risk of loss or default
The flight to quality.
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Level

Calm and steady
The cold, level gaze he had given her
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Quality

High social position
People of quality.
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Level

Give a flat and even surface to
Contractors started levelling the ground for the new power station
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Quality

Those in a high social position
Likes to associate with quality.
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Level

Begin to fly horizontally after climbing or diving
He quickly levelled off at 1500 ft
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Quality

(Music) Timbre, as determined by harmonics
A voice with a distinctive metallic quality.
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Level

Make (something, especially a score in sport) equal or similar
Woods sliced the ball into the net to level the score
Ardsley deservedly levelled with two minutes remaining
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Quality

(Linguistics) The character of a vowel sound determined by the size and shape of the oral cavity and the amount of resonance with which the sound is produced.
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Level

Aim (a weapon)
He levelled a pistol at us
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Quality

(Logic) The positive or negative character of a proposition.
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Level

Be frank or honest with (someone)
When are you going to level with me?
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Quality

Having a high degree of excellence
The importance of quality health care.
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Level

Ascertain differences in the height of (land).
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Quality

(uncountable) Level of excellence.
This school is well-known for having teachers of high quality.
Quality of life is usually determined by health, education, and income.
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Level

Relative position or rank on a scale
The local level of government.
Studying at the graduate level.
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Quality

(countable) Something that differentiates a thing or person.
One of the qualities of pure iron is that it does not rust easily.
While being impulsive can be great for artists, it is not a desirable quality for engineers.
Security, stability, and efficiency are good qualities of an operating system.
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Level

A relative degree, as of achievement, intensity, or concentration
An unsafe level of toxicity.
A high level of frustration.
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Quality

(archaic) Position; status; rank.
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Level

A natural or proper position, place, or stage
I finally found my own level in the business world.
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Quality

(archaic) High social position. (See also the quality.)
A peasant is not allowed to fall in love with a lady of quality.
Membership of this golf club is limited to those of quality and wealth.
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Level

Position along a vertical axis; height or depth
A platform at knee level.
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Quality

(uncountable) The degree to which a man-made object or system is free from bugs and flaws, as opposed to scope of functions or quantity of items.
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Level

A horizontal line or plane at right angles to the plumb.
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Quality

(thermodynamics) In a two-phase liquid–vapor mixture, the ratio of the mass of vapor present to the total mass of the mixture.
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Level

The position or height of such a line or plane.
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Quality

The third step in OPQRST where the responder investigates what the NOI/MOI feels like.
To identify quality try asking, "what does it feel like?".
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Level

A flat, horizontal surface.
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Quality

A newspaper with relatively serious, high-quality content.
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Level

A land area of uniform elevation.
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Quality

Being of good worth, well made, fit for purpose; of high quality.
We only sell quality products.
That was a quality game by Jim Smith.
A quality system ensures products meet customer requirements.
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Level

An instrument for ascertaining whether a surface is horizontal, vertical, or at a 45° angle, consisting essentially of an encased, liquid-filled tube containing an air bubble that moves to a center window when the instrument is set on an even plane. Also called spirit level.
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Quality

The condition of being of such and such a sort as distinguished from others; nature or character relatively considered, as of goods; character; sort; rank.
We lived most joyful, obtaining acquaintance with many of the city not of the meanest quality.
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Level

Such a device combined with a telescope and used in surveying.
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Quality

Special or temporary character; profession; occupation; assumed or asserted rank, part, or position.
I made that inquiry in quality of an antiquary.
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Level

A computation of the difference in elevation between two points by using such a device.
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Quality

That which makes, or helps to make, anything such as it is; anything belonging to a subject, or predicable of it; distinguishing property, characteristic, or attribute; peculiar power, capacity, or virtue; distinctive trait; as, the tones of a flute differ from those of a violin in quality; the great quality of a statesman.
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Level

Having a flat, smooth surface
A level countertop.
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Quality

An acquired trait; accomplishment; acquisition.
He had those qualities of horsemanship, dancing, and fencing which accompany a good breeding.
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Level

Being on a horizontal plane
A level field.
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Quality

Superior birth or station; high rank; elevated character.
I shall appear at the masquerade dressed up in my feathers, that the quality may see how pretty they will look in their traveling habits.
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Level

Being at the same height or position as another; even.
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Quality

An essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone;
The quality of mercy is not strained
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Level

Being at the same degree of rank, standing, or advantage as another; equal.
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Quality

A degree or grade of excellence or worth;
The quality of students has risen
An executive of low caliber
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Level

Being or relating to a specified rank or standing. Often used in combination
A lower-level administrator.
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Quality

A characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something;
Each town has a quality all its own
The radical character of our demands
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Level

Exhibiting no abrupt variations; steady
Spoke in a level tone.
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Quality

(music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound);
The timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely
The muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet
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Level

Rational and balanced; sensible
Came to a level appraisal of the situation.
Keeps a level head in an emergency.
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Quality

High social status;
A man of quality
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Level

Filled evenly to the top
A level tablespoon of the medicine.
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Quality

Of superior grade;
Choice wines
Prime beef
Prize carnations
Quality paper
Select peaches
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Level

To make horizontal, flat, or even
Leveled the driveway with a roller.
Leveled off the hedges with the clippers.
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Quality

Of high social status;
People of quality
A quality family
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Level

To place on the same rank; equalize.
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Level

To tear down (a building, for example); raze.
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Level

To knock down, as with a blow; lay low
Leveled the opponent with an uppercut.
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Level

To aim along a horizontal plane
Leveled the gun at the target.
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Level

To direct emphatically or forcefully toward someone
Leveled charges of dishonesty.
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Level

To measure the different elevations of (a tract of land) with a level.
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Level

To bring persons or things to an equal level; equalize.
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Level

To aim a weapon horizontally.
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Level

(Informal) To be frank and open
Advised the suspect to level with the authorities.
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Level

Along a flat or even line or plane.
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Level

The same height at all places; parallel to a flat ground.
This table isn't quite level; see how this marble rolls off it?
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Level

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.
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Level

Unvaried in frequency.
His pulse has been level for 12 hours.
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Level

Unvaried in volume.
His voice has been unchanged. It has been level for 12 hours.
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Level

Calm.
He kept a level head under stress.
He kept a level gaze.
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Level

In the same position or rank.
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Level

Straightforward; direct; clear.
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Level

Well balanced; even; just; steady; impartial.
A level head; a level understanding
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Level

(phonetics) Of even tone; without rising or falling inflection; monotonic.
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Level

(physics) Perpendicular to a gravitational force.
The earth's oceans remain level in relation to the pull of gravity.
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Level

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.
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Level

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.
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Level

Degree or amount.
The sound level is much too high; this hurts my ears.
We've reached a new level of success.
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Level

Achievement or qualification.
She achieved a high level of distinction.
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Level

(computer science) Distance from the root node of a tree structure.
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Level

(video games) One of several discrete segments of a game, generally increasing in difficulty and representing different locations in the game world.
It took me weeks to get to level seven.
Watch out for the next level; the bad guys there are really overpowered.
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Level

A numeric value that quantifies a character, ability, or item's experience and power.
My half-orc barbarian reached fifth level before he was squashed by a troll.
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Level

A floor of a multi-storey building.
Take the elevator and get off at the promenade level.
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Level

(British) An area of almost perfectly flat land.
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Level

A school grade or year.
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Level

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.
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Level

To destroy by reducing to ground level; to raze.
The hurricane leveled the forest.
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Level

To progress to the next level.
I levelled after defeating the dragon.
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Level

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.
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Level

To direct or impose (a penalty, fine, etc) at or upon (someone).
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Level

(sports) To make the score of a game equal.
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Level

(figurative) 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
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Level

To adjust or adapt to a certain level.
To level remarks to the capacity of children
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Level

To speak honestly and openly with.
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Level

A line or surface to which, at every point, a vertical or plumb line is perpendicular; a line or surface which is everywhere parallel to the surface of still water; - this is the true level, and is a curve or surface in which all points are equally distant from the center of the earth, or rather would be so if the earth were an exact sphere.
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Level

A horizontal line or plane; that is, a straight line or a plane which is tangent to a true level at a given point and hence parallel to the horizon at that point; - this is the apparent level at the given point.
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Level

An approximately horizontal line or surface at a certain degree of altitude, or distance from the center of the earth; as, to climb from the level of the coast to the level of the plateau and then descend to the level of the valley or of the sea.
After draining of the level in Northamptonshire.
Shot from the deadly level of a gun.
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Level

Hence, figuratively, a certain position, rank, standard, degree, quality, character, etc., conceived of as in one of several planes of different elevation.
Providence, for the most part, sets us on a level.
Somebody there of his own level.
Be the fair level of thy actions laidAs temperance wills and prudence may persuade.
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Level

A uniform or average height; a normal plane or altitude; a condition conformable to natural law or which will secure a level surface; as, moving fluids seek a level.
When merit shall find its level.
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Level

An instrument by which to find a horizontal line, or adjust something with reference to a horizontal line.
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Level

A horizontal passage, drift, or adit, in a mine.
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Level

Even; flat; having no part higher than another; having, or conforming to, the curvature which belongs to the undisturbed liquid parts of the earth's surface; as, a level field; level ground; the level surface of a pond or lake.
Ample spaces o'er the smoothAnd level pavement.
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Level

Coinciding or parallel with the plane of the horizon; horizontal; as, the telescope is now level.
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Level

Even with anything else; of the same height; on the same line or plane; on the same footing; of equal importance; - followed by with, sometimes by to.
Young boys and girlsAre level now with men; the odds is gone.
Everything lies level to our wish.
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Level

Straightforward; direct; clear; open.
A very plain and level account.
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Level

Well balanced; even; just; steady; impartial; as, a level head; a level understanding. [Colloq.]
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Level

Of even tone; without rising or falling inflection.
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Level

To make level; to make horizontal; to bring to the condition of a level line or surface; hence, to make flat or even; as, to level a road, a walk, or a garden.
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Level

To bring to a lower level; to overthrow; to topple down; to reduce to a flat surface; to lower.
And their proud structures level with the ground.
He levels mountains and he raises plains.
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Level

To bring to a horizontal position, as a gun; hence, to point in taking aim; to aim; to direct.
Bertram de Gordon, standing on the castle wall, leveled a quarrel out of a crossbow.
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Level

Figuratively, to bring to a common level or plane, in respect of rank, condition, character, privilege, etc.; as, to level all the ranks and conditions of men.
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Level

To adjust or adapt to a certain level; as, to level remarks to the capacity of children.
For all his mind on honor fixed is,To which he levels all his purposes.
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Level

To be level; to be on a level with, or on an equality with, something; hence, to accord; to agree; to suit.
With such accommodation and besortAs levels with her breeding.
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Level

To aim a gun, spear, etc., horizontally; hence, to aim or point a weapon in direct line with the mark; fig., to direct the eye, mind, or effort, directly to an object; as, he leveled a gun at the bandit and fired.
The foeman may with as great aim level at the edge of a penknife.
The glory of God and the good of his church . . . ought to be the mark whereat we also level.
She leveled at our purposes.
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Level

A position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality;
A moderate degree of intelligence
A high level of care is required
It is all a matter of degree
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Level

A relative position or degree of value in a graded group;
Lumber of the highest grade
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Level

A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process;
A remarkable degree of frankness
At what stage are the social sciences?
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Level

Height above ground;
The water reached ankle level
The pictures were at the same level
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Level

Indicator that establishes the horizontal when a bubble is centered in a tube of liquid
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Level

A flat surface at right angles to a plumb line;
Park the car on the level
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Level

Structure consisting of a room or set of rooms comprising a single level of a multilevel building;
What level is the office on?
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Level

An abstract place usually conceived as having depth;
A good actor communicates on several levels
A simile has at least two layers of meaning
The mind functions on many strata simultaneously
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Level

Aim at;
Level criticism or charges at somebody
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Level

Tear down so as to make flat with the ground;
The building was levelled
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Level

Make level or straight;
Level the ground
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Level

Direct into a position for use;
Point a gun
He charged his weapon at me
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Level

Talk frankly with; lay it on the line;
I have to level with you
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Level

Become level or even;
The ground levelled off
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Level

Having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another;
A flat desk
Acres of level farmland
A plane surface
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Level

Not showing abrupt variations;
Spoke in a level voice
She gave him a level look
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Level

Being on a precise horizontal plane;
A billiard table must be level
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Level

Oriented at right angles to the plumb;
The picture is level
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Level

Of the score in a contest;
The score is tied
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