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Definition 1: the act of arranging in grades - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for gradation in the sense of this definition

(gradation is a kind of ...) the act of discovering or expressing the quantity of something

(... is a kind of gradation ) a gradation involving small or imperceptible differences between grades

Definition 2: a degree of ablaut - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for gradation in the sense of this definition

(gradation is a kind of ...) a vowel whose quality or length is changed to indicate linguistic distinctions (such as sing sang sung song)

Definition 3: relative position in a graded series - [noun denoting state]

Samples where gradation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • always a step behind
  • subtle gradations in color
  • keep in step with the fashions

Synonyms for gradation in the sense of this definition

(gradation is a kind of ...) relative status

"his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"

(... is a kind of gradation ) a step on some scale

"he is a cut above the rest"

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