level

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlɛvəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlɛvəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(levəl)


Inflections of 'level' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
When both "l" and "ll" forms exist, spellings with a double "l" are correct, but rare, in US English, while those with a single "l" are not correct in UK English.
levels
v 3rd person singular
levelling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (Mainly UK)
leveling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing." (US)
levelled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Mainly UK)
leveled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US)
levelled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Mainly UK)
leveled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (US)
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

level

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [high, low] level of
  2. a [beginner's, intermediate, proficient] level of [English, Spanish]
  3. his education level
  4. has reached a certain level of expertise
  5. once you reach a certain level (of)
  6. are at the same [math, reading] level
  7. are at the same level in [school, math]
  8. is on a [totally, completely] different level
  9. is on a whole other level
  10. have some level of [confidence in, excitement about]
  11. the [ocean, water] levels are [rising, low]
  12. are on the [ground, top, basement] level
  13. [built, seen] at eye level
  14. get on my level!
  15. a level only known by [some, a few]
  16. UK: is on the level
  17. is on the [second, final] level
  18. that was [a difficult, an easy] level
  19. play [tennis, football] at the highest level
  20. [go, move] up a level
  21. [go] down a level
  22. found her level as [an actress, a player]
  23. pass the [second, third] level (of the game)
  24. the [water, river] rose to a level of (20 feet)
  25. the [third] level of hell
  26. use a level to straighten the [picture, table, floor]
n as adj
  1. use a bubble level (to)
  2. UK: use a spirit level (to)
  3. [high-, low-] level (workers)
adj
  1. the [table, floor, chair] is level
  2. the [pictures, lines] are level
  3. is level with the [top, side edge] of
  4. on a level surface
  5. a level [spoon, tablespoon, teaspoon] of (baking soda)
  6. is (not) a level playing field
  7. with a level gaze
  8. in a level voice
  9. keep [wages, income] level (with inflation)
  10. keep a level head (in a crisis)
  11. they are level on [points, experience, speed, ability]
  12. [about, just about, more or less] level
  13. made the [score, points] level
  14. the [score] was level
  15. do your level best to [get here, be there]
  16. UK, sport: were level pegging [at, after]
v
  1. the [speed, height, sales] leveled off
  2. the [price, rate, number, unemployment] has leveled off
  3. the [airplane, hill] leveled off
  4. level with me (about)
  5. the [house, building, town] was leveled
  6. leveled by the [storm, tornado, earthquake]
  7. the [news, story, information] leveled him
  8. leveled the [playing field, score, match]
  9. level up in the game
  10. leveled the [gun, rifle, barrel]
  11. leveled his sights [at, on]
  12. level and [align, replace]
  13. level your [character, hero] up
  14. level [charges, accusations, criticism] against
  15. level the [table, chair, floor]
  16. [need, time] to level the playing field
'level' also found in these entries:
Advertisements
Advertisements

Report an inappropriate ad.