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grade

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of GRADE

1
an individual part of a process, series, or ranking <just one grade removed from completion>
2
degree of excellence <only motor oil of the highest grade for his fancy sports car>
Synonyms caliber (or calibre), class, grade, rate
3
one of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic <there are various grades of wool to consider when selecting a fabric>
4
something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared <that painting just doesn't make the grade>
5
the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon <the hill rises at a seven percent grade>
Related Words ascent, bank, climb, rise
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