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English noun: grade

1. grade (group) a body of students who are taught together


SamplesEarly morning classes are always sleepy.


Synonymsclass, course, form


Broader (hypernym)assemblage, gathering


Narrower (hyponym)discussion section, master class, section

2. grade (state) a relative position or degree of value in a graded group


SamplesLumber of the highest grade.


Synonymslevel, tier


Broader (hypernym)rank


Narrower (hyponym)A level, biosafety level, college level, GCSE, General Certificate of Secondary Education, O level

3. grade (attribute) the gradient of a slope or road or other surface


SamplesThe road had a steep grade.


Broader (hypernym)gradient, slope


Narrower (hyponym)downgrade, rise, rising slope, upgrade

4. grade (quantity) one-hundredth of a right angle


Synonymsgrad


Broader (hypernym)angular unit


Part meronymright angle

5. grade (communication) a degree of ablaut


Synonymsgradation


Broader (hypernym)ablaut

6. grade (cognition) a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)


SamplesShe made good marks in algebra.
Grade A milk.
What was your score on your homework?.


Synonymsmark, score


Broader (hypernym)evaluation, rating, valuation


Narrower (hyponym)centile, decile, grade point, percentile, quartile

7. grade (attribute) the height of the ground on which something stands


SamplesThe base of the tower was below grade.


Synonymsground level


Broader (hypernym)elevation

8. grade (attribute) a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality


SamplesA moderate grade of intelligence.
A high level of care is required.
It is all a matter of degree.


Synonymsdegree, level


Broader (hypernym)property


Narrower (hyponym)amplitude level, caliber, calibre, depth, extreme, grind, high, highness, immoderateness, immoderation, intensity, intensiveness, low, lowness, moderateness, moderation, quality, SPF, sun protection factor


Attributehigh, intense, low, mild

9. grade (animal) a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed


Broader (hypernym)Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine, oxen


English verb: grade

1. grade (cognition) assign a rank or rating to


SamplesHow would you rank these students?.
The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide.


Synonymsorder, place, range, rank, rate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)evaluate, judge, pass judgment


Narrower (hyponym)downgrade, prioritise, prioritize, reorder, seed, sequence, shortlist, subordinate, superordinate, upgrade

2. grade (contact) level to the right gradient


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)even, even out, flush, level


Narrower (hyponym)aggrade

3. grade (cognition) assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation


SamplesGrade tests.
Score the SAT essays.
Mark homework.


Synonymsmark, score


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)appraise, assess, evaluate, measure, valuate, value

4. grade (cognition) determine the grade of or assign a grade to


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)assort, class, classify, separate, sort, sort out









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