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# graph

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noun \ˈgraf\

## Definition of graph

1. 1 :  the collection of all points whose coordinates satisfy a given relation (as a function)

2. 2 :  a diagram (as a series of one or more points, lines, line segments, curves, or areas) that represents the variation of a variable in comparison with that of one or more other variables

3. 3 :  a collection of vertices and edges that join pairs of vertices

## Origin and Etymology of graph

short for graphic formula

First Known Use: 1886

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verb

## Simple Definition of graph

• mathematics : to show (something) with a graph

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

## Full Definition of graph

1. ###### transitive verb
2. 1 :  to represent by a graph

3. 2 :  to plot on a graph

## Examples of graph in a sentence

1. Students were asked to graph each equation.

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noun

## Definition of graph

1. 1 :  a written or printed representation of a basic unit of speech (as a phoneme or syllable); especially :  grapheme 1

2. 2 :  a single occurrence of a letter of an alphabet in any of its various shapes

## Origin and Etymology of graph

probably from -graph

First Known Use: 1933

## -graph

noun combining form

## Simple Definition of -graph

• : something that is written or drawn

• : a machine that records or sends information

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

## Full Definition of -graph

1. 1 :  something written or drawn <monograph>

2. 2 [French -graphe, from Late Latin -graphus] :  instrument for making or transmitting records or images <chronograph>

## Origin and Etymology of -graph

Latin -graphum, from Greek -graphon, from neuter of -graphos written, from graphein to write — more at carve

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noun \ˈgraf\

## Definition of graph for Students

1. :  a diagram that by means of dots and lines shows a system of relationships between things <a graph of birth rates>

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verb

## graphing

1. :  to show something using a graph

## -graph

noun suffix \ˌgraf\

## Definition of -graph for Students

1. 1 :  something written <paragraph>

2. 2 :  instrument for making or sending records <telegraph>

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noun \ˈgraf\

## Medical Definition of graph

1. :  a diagram (as a series of one or more points, lines, line segments, curves, or areas) that represents the variation of a variable in comparison with that of one or more other variables

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transitive verb

## Medical Definition of graph

1. 1:  to represent by a graph

2. 2:  to plot on a graph

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