intergrade

verb
in·​ter·​grade | \ ˌin-tər-ˈgrād How to pronounce intergrade (audio) \
intergraded; intergrading; intergrades

Definition of intergrade

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to merge gradually one with another through a continuous series of intermediate forms

intergrade

noun
in·​ter·​grade | \ ˈin-tər-ˌgrād How to pronounce intergrade (audio) \

Definition of intergrade (Entry 2 of 2)

: an intermediate form

Examples of intergrade in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Pure Florida's are found mostly from Gainesville, Florida, southward--those in the northern part of the state are primarily intergrades with northern strain bass, biologists say. Frank Sargeant, AL.com, 28 June 2017

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First Known Use of intergrade

Verb

1874, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Intergrade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intergrade. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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