A level, map, area, stage, world, rack, board, or zone in a video game is the total space available to the player during the course of completing a discrete objective. The term "level" can also refer to difficulty level, as in a degree of difficulty.

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  1. A tool for finding whether a surface is level, or for creating a horizontal or vertical line of reference.
  1. A distance relative to a given reference elevation.
  2. Degree or amount.
  3. In an Internet post, an indication of the number of previous replies at which a portion of text was written.
  4. One of several discrete segments of a game generally increasing in difficulty. Often numbered. Often, each level occupies different physical space (levels don't require any direct physical relationship to each other, e.g. vertically stacked, horizontally chained, etc).
  5. A numeric value that quantifies a character's experience and power.
  6. A floor of a multi-storey building.
  7. an area of almost perfectly flat land.


  1. To adjust so as to make as flat or perpendicular to the ground as possible.
  2. To destroy by reducing to ground level; to raze.
  3. To progress to the next level.
  4. To aim or direct (a weapon, a stare, an accusation, etc).
  5. To make the score of a game equal.
  6. To levy.
  7. To bring to a common level or plane, in respect of rank, condition, character, privilege, etc.
  8. To adjust or adapt to a certain level.


  1. The same height at all places; parallel to a flat ground.
  2. At the same height as some reference; constructed as level with.
  3. Unvaried in frequency.
  4. Calm.
  5. In the same position or rank.
  6. Straightforward; direct; clear.
  7. Well balanced; even; just; steady; impartial.
    a level head; a level understanding
  8. Of even tone; without rising or falling inflection.

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