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Definition of Levels
LevelLevel Lev"el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Leveled (-[e^]ld) or
Levelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Leveling or Levelling.]
1. 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.
2. 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. --Dryden.
3. 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. --Stow.
4. 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.
5. 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. --Spenser.
Level Lev"el, v. i.
1. 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 besort As levels with
her breeding. --Shak.
2. 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.
The foeman may with as great aim level at the edge
of a penknife. --Shak.
The glory of God and the good of his church . . .
ought to be the mark whereat we also level.
She leveled at our purposes. --Shak.
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