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English adjective: graduate

1. graduate of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree


SamplesGraduate courses.


Synonymspostgraduate


Similarhigh


Antonymslow


English noun: graduate

1. graduate (person) a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)


Synonymsalum, alumna, alumnus, grad


Broader (hypernym)bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student


Narrower (hyponym)Ivy Leaguer, old boy

2. graduate (artifact) a measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts


Broader (hypernym)measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system


Narrower (hyponym)graduated cylinder


English verb: graduate

1. graduate (possession) receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies


SamplesShe graduated in 1990.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)have, receive

2. graduate (possession) confer an academic degree upon


SamplesThis school graduates 2,000 students each year.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)bestow, confer


Causegraduate

3. graduate (change) make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring


SamplesCalibrate an instrument.
Graduate a cylinder.


Synonymscalibrate, fine-tune


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adjust, correct, set









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