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Meaning of GRADUATION

Pronunciation:  `grajoo'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the successful completion of a program of study
  2. [n]  the act of arranging in grades
  3. [n]  a line (as on a vessel or ruler) that marks a measurement; "the ruler had 16 graduations per inch"
  4. [n]  an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred
 

GRADUATION is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: commencement, commencement ceremony, commencement exercise, gradation, graduation exercise
 
 See Also: baccalaureate, blending, closing, completion, culmination, exercise, line, mop up, quantification, shading, windup

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Grad"u*a"tion\, n. [LL. graduatio promotion to a
degree: cf. F. graduation division into degrees.]
1. The act of graduating, or the state of being graduated;
   as, graduation of a scale; graduation at a college;
   graduation in color; graduation by evaporation; the
   graduation of a bird's tail, etc.

2. The marks on an instrument or vessel to indicate degrees
   or quantity; a scale.

3. The exposure of a liquid in large surfaces to the air, so
   as to hasten its evaporation.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are at a graduation, represents your achievements and a successful transition to a higher level of ability. You are ready to move forward with your accomplishments and do more important things.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: advance, advancement, aggrandizement, baccalaureate service, boost, celebration, ceremonial, ceremony, commencement, convocation, elevation, empty formality, ennoblement, exaltation, exercise, exercises, formal, formality, function, gradation, grading, graduation exercises, inaugural, inauguration, initiation, knighting, liturgy, mummery, observance, office, passing, pay raise, performance, preferment, promotion, raise, religious ceremony, rise, rite, rite de passage, rite of passage, ritual, service, shading, solemnity, solemnization, upgrading, upping
 

 

 

 

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