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grade

noun

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1 an individual part of a process, series, or ranking
  • just one grade removed from completion

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2 degree of excellence
  • only motor oil of the highest grade for his fancy sports car

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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

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4 something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared
  • that painting just doesn't make the grade

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5 the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon
  • the hill rises at a seven percent grade

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grade

verb

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2 to take or have a certain position within a group arranged in vertical classes
  • believe it or not, that music grades pretty high with young teens

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grade

adjective

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The first known use of grade was in 1659

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“Grade.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grade. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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