line or surface parallel to the horizon, especially with reference to its height
position on a scale of quantity, strength, value, etc.
relative position in rank, class or authority
having a surface which is the same height above the ground all over
equal in position or standard
steady and unvarying
make or become level or flat
bring or come into a horizontal plane
"a moderate grade of intelligence"
"a high level of care is required"
"it is all a matter of degree"
"lumber of the highest grade"
"a remarkable degree of frankness"
"at what stage are the social sciences?"
"the water reached ankle level"
"the pictures were at the same level"
"park the car on the level"
"a good actor communicates on several levels"
"a simile has at least two layers of meaning"
"the mind functions on many strata simultaneously"
"what level is the office on?"
"a flat desk"
"acres of level farmland"
"a plane surface"
"skirts sewn with fine flat seams"
"spoke in a level voice"
"she gave him a level look"
"a billiard table must be level"
"the picture is level"
"the score is tied"
"level criticism or charges at somebody"
"The building was levelled"
"level the ground"
"point a gun"
"He charged his weapon at me"
"I have to level with you"
"The ground levelled off"
The rising of the water brought me a little more upon a level.
A great plain as level as the sea.
出自： J. Conrad
Turf recently disturbed was trodden level again.
出自： C. Mackenzie
The land is flat because the winds have leveled it.
出自： W. Gass
A serious charge was levelled against the minister.
The thief was taken to the police station, where a charge of robbery was levelled against him.
When the house was built, the garden had to be levelled off with a big earth-moving machine.
建房时得用大型推土机把园子推平。 level off
On reaching 1000 metres, the pilot levelled off.
After going up for six months, the cost of living levelled off in September.
峡谷东面地势变平坦了。 level sth ⇔ out
The steam-roller levelled out the gravel roadbed and then the concrete was poured.
蒸汽压路机把砾石路基压平后浇灌了混凝土。 level out
You are unlikely to get further promotion—we all have to level out some time.
你大概不会再被提升了——我们的事业都会达到不再发展的地步。 level sth ⇔ out
The tax system is extended to level out the big differences between rich and poor.
误 I'm ashamed of my low English level.
正 I'm ashamed of my poor English.
析 把“英语水平低”译作low English level是汉语式英语,正确的翻译应该是poor English。