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Definition of grad

 (Entry 1 of 3)

grad

noun

Definition of grad (Entry 2 of 3)

: one hundredth of a right angle

Definition of grad (Entry 3 of 3)

graduated

Examples of grad in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun or adjective Mahzarin Banaji stumbled across the idea of implicit bias as a grad student in psychology at Yale University in 1990. Candice Wang, Popular Science, "Can implicit bias training help cops overcome racism?," 16 June 2020 Not over my grad-school work, which was disappointing at best. Cheryl Jarvis, Longreads, "Trading Spaces," 10 June 2020 The Beverly Hills High School grad was selling vegetable plants to a regular customer at his Silver Lake nursery, Logan’s Gardens, the business his father, Jimmy Williams, started some 19 years earlier. Los Angeles Times, "They build gardens for the rich and famous. And they still get stopped by the police.," 5 June 2020 Trejo, a recent CHCP grad, is currently working at a Fort Worth dialysis center. Cara Korte, CBS News, "Ready to work, trade school students face adversity during COVID pandemic," 4 June 2020 Tina Gustafsson, a 1982 University of Cincinnati grad, won a silver medal for Sweden in swimming the 4x100 freestyle relay. James Weber, Cincinnati.com, "Swimming 'saved me and taught me who I am,' says 1980 Olympian who is a top coach," 3 June 2020 His wife Lisa, also a Walter Wellborn grad, was there as usual – with all their coaches and players that make up their extended family. Dennis Victory, al, "AHSAA names 7 for annual Making a Difference Award," 2 June 2020 The Detroit native, and MacKenzie High School grad, has been a barista at the Cass Corridor institution for the last several years, but he’s been involved in political organizing in the city for far longer. Freep.com, "Detroit activist Tristan Taylor lays out protesters' demands, decries curfew," 2 June 2020 One of his rewards: The Arlington Lamar grad is on the cover of the 2020 Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine. Callie Caplan, Dallas News, "SMU QB Shane Buechele leads Dallas-area representation on 2020 Dave Campbell’s Texas Football covers," 1 June 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Mahzarin Banaji stumbled across the idea of implicit bias as a grad student in psychology at Yale University in 1990. Candice Wang, Popular Science, "Can implicit bias training help cops overcome racism?," 16 June 2020 Not over my grad-school work, which was disappointing at best. Cheryl Jarvis, Longreads, "Trading Spaces," 10 June 2020 The Beverly Hills High School grad was selling vegetable plants to a regular customer at his Silver Lake nursery, Logan’s Gardens, the business his father, Jimmy Williams, started some 19 years earlier. Los Angeles Times, "They build gardens for the rich and famous. And they still get stopped by the police.," 5 June 2020 Trejo, a recent CHCP grad, is currently working at a Fort Worth dialysis center. Cara Korte, CBS News, "Ready to work, trade school students face adversity during COVID pandemic," 4 June 2020 Tina Gustafsson, a 1982 University of Cincinnati grad, won a silver medal for Sweden in swimming the 4x100 freestyle relay. James Weber, Cincinnati.com, "Swimming 'saved me and taught me who I am,' says 1980 Olympian who is a top coach," 3 June 2020 His wife Lisa, also a Walter Wellborn grad, was there as usual – with all their coaches and players that make up their extended family. Dennis Victory, al, "AHSAA names 7 for annual Making a Difference Award," 2 June 2020 The Detroit native, and MacKenzie High School grad, has been a barista at the Cass Corridor institution for the last several years, but he’s been involved in political organizing in the city for far longer. Freep.com, "Detroit activist Tristan Taylor lays out protesters' demands, decries curfew," 2 June 2020 One of his rewards: The Arlington Lamar grad is on the cover of the 2020 Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine. Callie Caplan, Dallas News, "SMU QB Shane Buechele leads Dallas-area representation on 2020 Dave Campbell’s Texas Football covers," 1 June 2020

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First Known Use of grad

Noun or adjective

circa 1871, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for grad

Noun or adjective

by shortening

Noun

French grade degree, from Latin gradus

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21 Jun 2020

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“Grad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grad. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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