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Meaning of GRADE

Pronunciation:  greyd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the gradient of a slope or road or other surface; "the road had a steep grade"
  2. [n]  a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate degree of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree"
  3. [n]  the height of the ground on which something stands; "the base of the tower was below grade"
  4. [n]  a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance); "she made good marks in algebra"; "grade A milk"; "what was your score on your homework?"
  5. [n]  a body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy"
  6. [n]  one-hundredth of a right angle
  7. [n]  a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"
  8. [adj]  (of domestic animals) improved by selective breeding
  9. [adj]  at surface level; "a grade crossing"
  10. [v]  determine the grade of or assign a grade to
  11. [v]  assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"
  12. [v]  assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
  13. [v]  level to the right gradient

GRADE is a 5 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: class, degree, form, grad, ground level, ground-level, improved, level, level, mark, mark, order, place, range, rank, rate, score, score, surface, tier
 See Also: A level, aggrade, amplitude level, angular unit, appraise, assemblage, assess, assort, biology class, caliber, calibre, centile, chemistry class, class, classify, college level, decile, depth, downgrade, downgrade, elevation, English class, evaluate, evaluation, even, even out, extreme, first grade, gathering, gradient, high, immoderateness, immoderation, intensity, intensiveness, judge, level, low, magnitude, measure, moderateness, moderation, O level, percentile, physics class, prioritise, prioritize, quadrant, quality, quartile, rank, rating, reorder, right angle, rise, rising slope, seed, separate, sequence, shortlist, sixth form, slope, sort, sort out, subordinate, Sunday school class, superordinate, upgrade, upgrade, valuate, valuation, value



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Grade\, n. [F. grade, L. gradus step, pace, grade, from
    gradi to step, go. Cf. {Congress}, {Degree}, {Gradus}.]
    1. A step or degree in any series, rank, quality, order;
       relative position or standing; as, grades of military
       rank; crimes of every grade; grades of flour.
             They also appointed and removed, at their own
             pleasure, teachers of every grade.    --Buckle.
    2. In a railroad or highway:
       (a) The rate of ascent or descent; gradient; deviation
           from a level surface to an inclined plane; -- usually
           stated as so many feet per mile, or as one foot rise
           or fall in so many of horizontal distance; as, a heavy
           grade; a grade of twenty feet per mile, or of 1 in
       (b) A graded ascending, descending, or level portion of a
           road; a gradient.
    3. (Stock Breeding) The result of crossing a native stock
       with some better breed. If the crossbreed have more than
       three fourths of the better blood, it is called high
    {At grade}, on the same level; -- said of the crossing of a
       railroad with another railroad or a highway, when they are
       on the same level at the point of crossing.
    {Down grade}, a descent, as on a graded railroad.
    {Up grade}, an ascent, as on a graded railroad.
    {Equating for grades}. See under {Equate}.
    {Grade crossing}, a crossing at grade.
  2. \Grade\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Graded}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To arrange in order, steps, or degrees, according to size,
       quality, rank, etc.
    2. To reduce to a level, or to an evenly progressive ascent,
       as the line of a canal or road.
    3. (Stock Breeding) To cross with some better breed; to
       improve the blood of.
  3. \Grade\, n.
    A harsh scraping or cutting; a grating.
          The grade of hatchets fiercely thrown. On wigwam log,
          and tree, and stone.                     --Whittier.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing your grade in your dream, represents how well you are doing in life's lesson and how your are progressing through each stage in your life.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Elevation of bed or invert of channel.
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