Level vs. Stage

Level vs. Stage — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Level and Stage

Levelnoun

Relative position or rank on a scale

the local level of government.studying at the graduate level.

Stagenoun

A raised and level floor or platform.

Levelnoun

A relative degree, as of achievement, intensity, or concentration

an unsafe level of toxicity.a high level of frustration.

Stagenoun

A raised platform on which theatrical performances are presented.

Levelnoun

A natural or proper position, place, or stage

I finally found my own level in the business world.

Stagenoun

An area in which actors perform.

Levelnoun

Position along a vertical axis; height or depth

a platform at knee level.

Stagenoun

The acting profession, or the world of theater. Used with the

The stage is her life.

Levelnoun

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

Stagenoun

The scene of an event or of a series of events.

Levelnoun

The position or height of such a line or plane.

Stagenoun

A platform on a microscope that supports a slide for viewing.

Levelnoun

A flat, horizontal surface.

Stagenoun

A scaffold for workers.

Levelnoun

A land area of uniform elevation.

Stagenoun

A resting place on a journey, especially one providing overnight accommodations.

Levelnoun

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.

Stagenoun

The distance between stopping places on a journey; a leg

proceeded in easy stages.

Levelnoun

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

Stagenoun

A stagecoach.

Levelnoun

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

Stagenoun

A level or story of a building.

Leveladjective

Having a flat, smooth surface

a level countertop.

Stagenoun

The height of the surface of a river or other fluctuating body of water above a set point

at flood stage.

Leveladjective

Being on a horizontal plane

a level field.

Stagenoun

A level, degree, or period of time in the course of a process

the toddler stage of child development.the early stages of a disease.

Leveladjective

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

Stagenoun

A point in the course of an action or series of events

too early to predict a winner at this stage.

Leveladjective

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

Stagenoun

One of two or more successive propulsion units of a rocket vehicle that fires after the preceding one has been jettisoned.

Leveladjective

Being or relating to a specified rank or standing. Often used in combination

a lower-level administrator.

Stagenoun

(Geology) A subdivision in the classification of stratified rocks, ranking just below a series and representing rock formed during a chronological age.

Leveladjective

Exhibiting no abrupt variations; steady

spoke in a level tone.

Stagenoun

(Electronics) An element or a group of elements in a complex arrangement of parts, especially a single tube or transistor and its accessory components in an amplifier.

Leveladjective

Rational and balanced; sensible

came to a level appraisal of the situation.keeps a level head in an emergency.

Stageverb

To exhibit or present to an audience

stage a boxing match.

Leveladjective

Filled evenly to the top

a level tablespoon of the medicine.

Stageverb

To prepare (a house) for sale by altering its appearance.

Levelverb

To make horizontal, flat, or even

leveled the driveway with a roller.leveled off the hedges with the clippers.

Stageverb

To produce or direct (a theatrical performance)

That director has staged Hamlet in New York City.

Levelverb

To place on the same rank; equalize.

Stageverb

To arrange the subjects of (a movie, for example) in front of a camera to achieve a desired effect

The director stages romantic scenes well.

Levelverb

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

Stageverb

To arrange and carry out

stage an invasion.

Levelverb

To knock down, as with a blow; lay low

leveled the opponent with an uppercut.

Stageverb

(Medicine) To determine the extent or progression of (a cancer, for example).

Levelverb

To aim along a horizontal plane

leveled the gun at the target.

Stageverb

To be adaptable to or suitable for theatrical presentation

a play that stages well.

Levelverb

To direct emphatically or forcefully toward someone

leveled charges of dishonesty.

Stageverb

To stop at a designated place in the course of a journey

"tourists from London who had staged through Warsaw" (Frederick Forsyth).

Levelverb

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

Stagenoun

A phase.

He is in the recovery stage of his illness.Completion of an identifiable stage of maintenance such as removing an aircraft engine for repair or storage.

Levelverb

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

Stagenoun

(theater) A platform; a surface, generally elevated, upon which show performances or other public events are given.

The band returned to the stage to play an encore.

Levelverb

To aim a weapon horizontally.

Stagenoun

A floor or storey of a house.

Levelverb

(Informal) To be frank and open

advised the suspect to level with the authorities.

Stagenoun

A floor elevated for the convenience of mechanical work, etc.; scaffolding; staging.

Leveladverb

Along a flat or even line or plane.

Stagenoun

A platform, often floating, serving as a kind of wharf.

Leveladjective

The same height at all places; parallel to a flat ground.

This table isn't quite level; see how this marble rolls off it?

Stagenoun

A stagecoach, an enclosed horsedrawn carriage used to carry passengers.

The stage pulled into town carrying the payroll for the mill and three ladies.

Leveladjective

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.

Stagenoun

(dated) A place of rest on a regularly travelled road; a station; a place appointed for a relay of horses.

Leveladjective

Unvaried in frequency.

His pulse has been level for 12 hours.

Stagenoun

(dated) A degree of advancement in a journey; one of several portions into which a road or course is marked off; the distance between two places of rest on a road.

a stage of ten miles

Leveladjective

Unvaried in volume.

His voice has been unchanged. It has been level for 12 hours.

Stagenoun

(electronics) The number of an electronic circuit’s block, such as a filter, an amplifier, etc.

a 3-stage cascade of a 2nd-order bandpass Butterworth filter

Leveladjective

Calm.

He kept a level head under stress.

Stagenoun

The place on a microscope where the slide is located for viewing.

He placed the slide on the stage.

Leveladjective

In the same position or rank.

Stagenoun

(video games) A level; one of the sequential areas making up the game.

How do you get past the flying creatures in the third stage?

Leveladjective

Straightforward; direct; clear.

Stagenoun

A place where anything is publicly exhibited, or a remarkable affair occurs; the scene.

Leveladjective

Well balanced; even; just; steady; impartial.

a level head; a level understanding

Stagenoun

(geology) The succession of rock strata laid down in a single age on the geologic time scale.

Leveladjective

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

Stageverb

To produce on a stage, to perform a play.

The local theater group will stage "Pride and Prejudice".

Leveladjective

(physics) Perpendicular to a gravitational force.

The earth's oceans remain level in relation to the pull of gravity.

Stageverb

To demonstrate in a deceptive manner.

The salesman’s demonstration of the new cleanser was staged to make it appear highly effective.

Levelnoun

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.

Stageverb

(Of a protest or strike etc.) To carry out.

Levelnoun

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.

Stageverb

To place in position to prepare for use.

We staged the cars to be ready for the start, then waited for the starter to drop the flag.to stage data to be written at a later time

Levelnoun

Degree or amount.

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

Stagenoun

any distinct time period in a sequence of events;

we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected

Levelnoun

Achievement or qualification.

She achieved a high level of distinction.

Stagenoun

a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process;

a remarkable degree of franknessat what stage are the social sciences?

Levelnoun

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

Stagenoun

a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience;

he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box

Levelnoun

(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.

Stagenoun

the theater as a profession (usually `the stage');

an early movie simply showed a long kiss by two actors of the contemporary stage

Levelnoun

A numeric value that quantifies a character's experience and power.

My half-orc barbarian reached fifth level before he was squashed by a troll.

Stagenoun

any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something;

All the world's a stageit set the stage for peaceful negotiations

Levelnoun

A floor of a multi-storey building.

Take the elevator and get off at the promenade level.

Stagenoun

a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns;

we went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles

Levelnoun

(British) An area of almost perfectly flat land.

Stagenoun

a section or portion of a journey or course;

then we embarked on the second stage of our Caribbean cruise

Levelnoun

A school grade or year.

Stagenoun

a small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination

Levelverb

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.

Stageverb

perform (a play), especially on a stage;

we are going to stage `Othello'

Levelverb

To destroy by reducing to ground level; to raze.

The hurricane leveled the forest.

Stageverb

plan, organize, and carry out (an event)

Levelverb

To progress to the next level.

I levelled after defeating the dragon.

Levelverb

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.

Levelverb

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

Levelverb

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

Levelverb

(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

Levelverb

To adjust or adapt to a certain level.

to level remarks to the capacity of children

Levelverb

To speak honestly and openly with.

Levelnoun

a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality;

a moderate degree of intelligencea high level of care is requiredit is all a matter of degree

Levelnoun

a relative position or degree of value in a graded group;

lumber of the highest grade

Levelnoun

a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process;

a remarkable degree of franknessat what stage are the social sciences?

Levelnoun

height above ground;

the water reached ankle levelthe pictures were at the same level

Levelnoun

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

Levelnoun

a flat surface at right angles to a plumb line;

park the car on the level

Levelnoun

structure consisting of a room or set of rooms comprising a single level of a multilevel building;

what level is the office on?

Levelnoun

an abstract place usually conceived as having depth;

a good actor communicates on several levelsa simile has at least two layers of meaningthe mind functions on many strata simultaneously

Levelverb

aim at;

level criticism or charges at somebody

Levelverb

tear down so as to make flat with the ground;

The building was levelled

Levelverb

make level or straight;

level the ground

Levelverb

direct into a position for use;

point a gunHe charged his weapon at me

Levelverb

talk frankly with; lay it on the line;

I have to level with you

Levelverb

become level or even;

The ground levelled off

Leveladjective

having a horizontal surface in which no part is higher or lower than another;

a flat deskacres of level farmlanda plane surface

Leveladjective

not showing abrupt variations;

spoke in a level voiceshe gave him a level look

Leveladjective

being on a precise horizontal plane;

a billiard table must be level

Leveladjective

oriented at right angles to the plumb;

the picture is level

Leveladjective

of the score in a contest;

the score is tied