level off

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level off (third-person singular simple present levels off, present participle leveling off or levelling off, simple past and past participle leveled off or levelled off)

  1. (intransitive, idiomatic) to get to a stable level; to cease climbing, descending, or oscillating
    • 2016 October 24, Owen Gibson, “Is the unthinkable happening – are people finally switching the football off?”, in The Guardian[1], London:
      Will the exponential growth in TV rights income at home and abroad that has fuelled the endless inflation of the Premier League’s high-octane balloon ever level off?