graduand

noun
grad·​u·​and | \ˌgra-jə-ˈwand \

Definition of graduand 

British

: one about to graduate : a candidate for a degree

First Known Use of graduand

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for graduand

Medieval Latin graduandus, gerundive of graduare

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about graduand

Statistics for graduand

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for graduand

The first known use of graduand was in 1882

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on graduand

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with graduand

Comments on graduand

What made you want to look up graduand? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

amusing and light sparring with words

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!