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Definition 1: a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed - [noun denoting animal]

(grade is a kind of ...) domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age

"so many head of cattle" "wait till the cows come home" "seven thin and ill-favored kine" "a team of oxen"

Definition 2: a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality - [noun denoting attribute]

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

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

Synonyms for grade in the sense of this definition

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

"a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"

(... is a kind of grade ) a degree or grade of excellence or worth

"the quality of students has risen" "an executive of low caliber"

(... is a kind of grade ) the degree to which a sunscreen protects the skin from the direct rays of the sun

(... is a kind of grade ) the quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation

(... is a kind of grade ) quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes

(... is a kind of grade ) the level on a scale of amplitude

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

"he carried it to extremes"

(... is a kind of grade ) 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 grade ) a low level or position or degree

"the stock market fell to a new low"

(... is a kind of grade ) high level or degree; the property of being intense

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

"a coarse grind of coffee"

(... is a kind of grade ) degree of psychological or intellectual profundity

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

"responsible for the highness of the rates"

(... is a kind of grade ) a lofty level or position or degree

"summer temperatures reached an all-time high"

(... are attributes of grade) 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 grade) less than normal in degree or intensity or amount

"low prices" "the reservoir is low"

(... are attributes of grade) 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 grade) 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 3: the gradient of a slope or road or other surface - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • the road had a steep grade

(grade is a kind of ...) the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal

"a five-degree gradient"

(... is a kind of grade ) the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises

(... is a kind of grade ) the property possessed by a slope or surface that descends

Definition 4: the height of the ground on which something stands - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • the base of the tower was below grade

Synonyms for grade in the sense of this definition

(grade is a kind of ...) distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)

"there was snow at the higher elevations"

Definition 5: a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance) - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • she made good marks in algebra
  • grade A milk
  • what was your score on your homework?

Synonyms for grade in the sense of this definition

(grade is a kind of ...) an appraisal of the value of something

"he set a high valuation on friendship"

(... is a kind of grade ) a numerical value assigned to a letter grade received in a course taken at a college or university multiplied by the number of credit hours awarded for the course

(... is a kind of grade ) (statistics) any of the 99 numbered points that divide an ordered set of scores into 100 parts each of which contains one-hundredth of the total

(... is a kind of grade ) (statistics) any of nine points that divided a distribution of ranked scores into equal intervals where each interval contains one-tenth of the scores

(... is a kind of grade ) (statistics) any of three points that divide an ordered distribution into four parts each containing one quarter of the scores

Definition 6: a degree of ablaut - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for grade in the sense of this definition

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

Definition 7: a body of students who are taught together - [noun denoting group]

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

  • early morning classes are always sleepy

Synonyms for grade in the sense of this definition

(grade is a kind of ...) a group of persons together in one place

(... is a kind of grade ) a class (especially in music) given to talented students by an expert

(... is a kind of grade ) a small class of students who are part of a larger course but are taught separately

"a graduate student taught sections for the professor's lecture course"

Definition 8: one-hundredth of a right angle - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for grade in the sense of this definition

(grade is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement for angles

(... is part of grade) the 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines

Definition 9: a relative position or degree of value in a graded group - [noun denoting state]

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

  • lumber of the highest grade

Synonyms for grade in the sense of this definition

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

"his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"

(... is a kind of grade ) the level of safety from exposure to infectious agents; depends on work practices and safety equipment and facilities

(... is a kind of grade ) the advanced level of a subject taken in school (usually two years after O level)

(... is a kind of grade ) the basic level of a subject taken in school

(... is a kind of grade ) the level of education that college students are assumed to have attained

Definition 10: determine the grade of or assign a grade to - [verb of cognition]

(grade is a kind of ...) arrange or order by classes or categories

"How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"

Definition 11: assign a rank or rating to - [verb of cognition]

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

  • how would you rank these students?
  • The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide

Synonyms for grade in the sense of this definition

(grade is a kind of ...) form a critical opinion of

"I cannot judge some works of modern art" "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"

(... is a kind of grade ) rate higher; raise in value or esteem

(... is a kind of grade ) rate lower; lower in value or esteem

(... is a kind of grade ) arrange in a sequence

(... is a kind of grade ) assign a priority to

"we have too many things to do and must prioritize"

(... is a kind of grade ) rank or order as less important or consider of less value

"Art is sometimes subordinated to Science in these schools"

(... is a kind of grade ) assign a new order to

(... is a kind of grade ) distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds

(... is a kind of grade ) put someone or something on a short list

(... is a kind of grade ) place in a superior order or rank

"These two notions are superordinated to a third"

Definition 12: assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation - [verb of cognition]

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

  • grade tests
  • score the SAT essays
  • mark homework

Synonyms for grade in the sense of this definition

(grade is a kind of ...) evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

"I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional" "access all the factors when taking a risk"

Definition 13: level to the right gradient - [verb of contact]

(grade is a kind of ...) make level or straight

"level the ground"

(... is a kind of grade ) build up to a level by depositing sediment

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