# Definitions and Synonyms of *degree* | Another word for *degree* | What is *degree? *

*Definition 1: a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality - [noun denoting attribute]*

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*a moderate grade of intelligence**a high level of care is required**it is all a matter of degree*

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*(**degree* is a kind of ...) a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

*degree*is a kind of ...) a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

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*"a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) a degree or grade of excellence or worth

*"the quality of students has risen"**"an executive of low caliber"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) the degree to which a sunscreen protects the skin from the direct rays of the sun

### (... is a kind of *degree* ) the quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation

### (... is a kind of *degree* ) quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes

### (... is a kind of *degree* ) the level on a scale of amplitude

### (... is a kind of *degree* ) the furthest or highest degree of something

*"he carried it to extremes"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) a low or small degree of any quality (amount or force or temperature etc.)

*"he took advantage of the lowness of interest rates"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) a low level or position or degree

*"the stock market fell to a new low"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) high level or degree; the property of being intense

### (... is a kind of *degree* ) the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground

*"a coarse grind of coffee"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) degree of psychological or intellectual profundity

### (... is a kind of *degree* ) a high degree (of amount or force etc.)

*"responsible for the highness of the rates"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) a lofty level or position or degree

*"summer temperatures reached an all-time high"*### (... are attributes of *degree*) greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount

*"a high temperature"**"a high price"**"the high point of his career"**"high risks"**"has high hopes"**"the river is high"**"he has a high opinion of himself"*### (... are attributes of *degree*) less than normal in degree or intensity or amount

*"low prices"**"the reservoir is low"*### (... are attributes of *degree*) moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme

*"a mild winter storm"**"a mild fever"**"fortunately the pain was mild"**"a mild rebuke"**"mild criticism"*### (... are attributes of *degree*) possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree

*"intense heat"**"intense anxiety"**"intense desire"**"intense emotion"**"the skunk's intense acrid odor"**"intense pain"**"enemy fire was intense"**Definition 2: the seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime) - [noun denoting attribute]*

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*murder in the second degree**a second degree burn*

*(**degree* is a kind of ...) the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)

*degree*is a kind of ...) the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)

*"they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion"**"about the magnitude of a small pea"**Definition 3: the highest power of a term or variable - [noun denoting cognition]*

*(**degree* is a kind of ...) a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself

*degree*is a kind of ...) a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself

*(... is a kind of **degree* ) the sum of the exponents of the variables in the term

*degree*) the sum of the exponents of the variables in the term

*(... is a kind of **degree* ) the degree of the term in the polynomial that has the highest degree

*degree*) the degree of the term in the polynomial that has the highest degree

*(... is a kind of **degree* ) a degree of one

*degree*) a degree of one

*"all of the terms in a linear equation are of the first degree"**Definition 4: an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study - [noun denoting communication]*

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*he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude*

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*(**degree* is a kind of ...) a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

*degree*is a kind of ...) a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction

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*"an award for bravery"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) a degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies

### (... is a kind of *degree* ) an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies

### (... is a kind of *degree* ) a university degree with honors

### (... is a kind of *degree* ) an academic degree higher than a bachelor's degree but lower than a doctor's degree

### (... is a kind of *degree* ) one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university

### (... is a kind of *degree* ) degree conferred on someone who successfully completes law school

### (... is a kind of *degree* ) a degree conferred to honor the recipient

*Definition 5: a measure for arcs and angles - [noun denoting quantity]*

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*there are 360 degrees in a circle*

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*(**degree* is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement for angles

*degree*is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement for angles

*(**degree* is a part of ...) a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree

*degree*is a part of ...) a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree

*(... is part of **degree*) a unit of angular distance equal to half a quadrant

*degree*) a unit of angular distance equal to half a quadrant

*(... is part of **degree*) a unit of angular distance equal to 60 degrees

*degree*) a unit of angular distance equal to 60 degrees

*Definition 6: a unit of temperature on a specified scale - [noun denoting quantity]*

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*the game was played in spite of the 40-degree temperature*

*(**degree* is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement for temperature

*degree*is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement for temperature

*(... is a kind of **degree* ) a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature

*degree*) a degree on the centigrade scale of temperature

*(... is a kind of **degree* ) a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature

*degree*) a degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature

*Definition 7: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process - [noun denoting state]*

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*a remarkable degree of frankness**at what stage are the social sciences?*

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*(**degree* is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

*degree*is a kind of ...) the way something is with respect to its main attributes

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*"the current state of knowledge"**"his state of health"**"in a weak financial state"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) the stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels the movements of the fetus

### (... is a kind of *degree* ) the state or degree of being ultimate; the final or most extreme in degree or size or time or distance

*"the ultimacy of these social values"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) the highest degree of development of an art or technique at a particular time

*"the state of the art in space travel"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) a level of existence or development

*"he lived on a worldly plane"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) a level of material comfort in terms of goods and services available to someone or some group

*"they enjoyed the highest standard of living in the country"**"the lower the standard of living the easier it is to introduce an autocratic production system"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) the final point in a process

### (... is a kind of *degree* ) the point or degree to which something extends

*"the extent of the damage"**"the full extent of the law"**"to a certain extent she was right"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

*"his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"**"the artist's gifts are at their acme"**"at the height of her career"**"the peak of perfection"**"summer was at its peak"**"...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"**"the summit of his ambition"**"so many highest superlatives achieved by man"**"at the top of his profession"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) ascending stages by which somebody or something can progress

*"he climbed the career ladder"*### (... is a kind of *degree* ) the most severe stage of a disease

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