Synonyms and Antonyms of grade
an individual part of a process, series, or ranking
- just one grade removed from completion
chapter, cut, degree, inch, notch, peg, phase, place, point, stage, step
degree of excellence
- only motor oil of the highest grade for his fancy sports car
footing, place, position, rank, standing, stature, status
benchmark, criterion, measure, par, standard, touchstone, yardstick
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.
bracket, category, class, classification, division, family, genus, group, kind, league, order, rank(s), rubric, set, species, tier, type
description, feather, ilk, kidney, like, manner, nature, sort
branch, section, speciality, specialty, subclass, subdivision, subgroup, subspecies, variety
heading, label, title
something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared
- That painting just doesn't make the grade.
case, example, instance
average, norm, rule
acme, apex, meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, zenith
the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon
- The hill rises at a seven percent grade.
cant, diagonal, gradient, inclination, incline, lean, pitch, rake, slant, slope, upgrade
declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, dip, downgrade, fall, hang, hanging, receding