level off
intransitive verb Date: 1917 to approach or reach a steady rate, volume, or amount ; stabilize <
expect prices to level off
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  • level off — or[level out] {v.} 1. To make flat or level. * /The steamroller leveled out the gravel roadbed and then the concrete was poured./ 2. To move on an even level. * /The airplane leveled out at 2,000 feet./ * /After going up for six months, the cost… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • level off — or[level out] {v.} 1. To make flat or level. * /The steamroller leveled out the gravel roadbed and then the concrete was poured./ 2. To move on an even level. * /The airplane leveled out at 2,000 feet./ * /After going up for six months, the cost… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • level\ off — • level off • level out v 1. To make flat or level. The steamroller leveled out the gravel roadbed and then the concrete was poured. 2. To move on an even level. The airplane leveled out at 2,000 feet. After going up for six months, the cost of… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • level off — index compensate (counterbalance), decrease Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • level off — phrasal verb level off or level out Word forms level off : present tense I/you/we/they level off he/she/it levels off present participle levelling off past tense levelled off past participle levelled off 1) [transitive] to make something flat The …   English dictionary

  • level off — UK US level off Phrasal Verb with level({{}}/ˈlevəl/ verb (UK ll, US l ) (also level out) ► if a rate or amount levels off, it stops rising or falling and stays at the same level: »Share prices are beginning to level off after the sharp rises of… …   Financial and business terms

  • level off — or level out 1) PHRASAL VERB If a changing number or amount levels off or levels out, it stops increasing or decreasing at such a fast speed. [V P] The figures show evidence that murders in the nation s capital are beginning to level off... [V P… …   English dictionary

  • level-off — /lev euhl awf , of /, n. Aeron. the maneuver of bringing an aircraft into a horizontal flying position after an ascent or descent. [1925 30; n. use of v. phrase level off] * * * …   Universalium

  • level off — phr verb Level off is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑slope …   Collocations dictionary

  • level-off — /lev euhl awf , of /, n. Aeron. the maneuver of bringing an aircraft into a horizontal flying position after an ascent or descent. [1925 30; n. use of v. phrase level off] …   Useful english dictionary

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