To make level or even
So as to be level; so as to be flat, even, in line, etc.
To level to the ground
(Intransitive) To become flat or flattened; to sink or fall to an even surface.
(Obs.) In an even manner
To clear (a liquid) from scum or substance floating or lying on it, by means of a utensil that passes just beneath the surface.
To cut off hair or the beard with a razor or shaver; shave oneself
To dress in formal clothes
To arrive at or attain the end of:
(Intransitive) To stand up, especially from a sitting position.
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