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gra·date

 (grā′dāt′)
v. gra·dat·ed, gra·dat·ing, gra·dates
v.intr.
To pass imperceptibly from one degree, shade, or tone to another.
v.tr.
1. To cause to pass imperceptibly from one degree, shade, or tone to another: gradated the light in the painting's background.
2. To arrange in or according to grades.

[Back-formation from gradation.]

gradate

(ɡrəˈdeɪt)
vb
1. (Colours) to change or cause to change imperceptibly, as from one colour, tone, or degree to another
2. (tr) to arrange in grades or ranks

gra•date

(ˈgreɪ deɪt)

v. -dat•ed, -dat•ing. v.i.
1. to pass by gradual degrees, as one color into another.
v.t.
2. to cause to gradate.
3. to arrange in grades.
[1745–55; back formation from gradation]

gradate


Past participle: gradated
Gerund: gradating

Imperative
gradate
gradate
Present
I gradate
you gradate
he/she/it gradates
we gradate
you gradate
they gradate
Preterite
I gradated
you gradated
he/she/it gradated
we gradated
you gradated
they gradated
Present Continuous
I am gradating
you are gradating
he/she/it is gradating
we are gradating
you are gradating
they are gradating
Present Perfect
I have gradated
you have gradated
he/she/it has gradated
we have gradated
you have gradated
they have gradated
Past Continuous
I was gradating
you were gradating
he/she/it was gradating
we were gradating
you were gradating
they were gradating
Past Perfect
I had gradated
you had gradated
he/she/it had gradated
we had gradated
you had gradated
they had gradated
Future
I will gradate
you will gradate
he/she/it will gradate
we will gradate
you will gradate
they will gradate
Future Perfect
I will have gradated
you will have gradated
he/she/it will have gradated
we will have gradated
you will have gradated
they will have gradated
Future Continuous
I will be gradating
you will be gradating
he/she/it will be gradating
we will be gradating
you will be gradating
they will be gradating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gradating
you have been gradating
he/she/it has been gradating
we have been gradating
you have been gradating
they have been gradating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gradating
you will have been gradating
he/she/it will have been gradating
we will have been gradating
you will have been gradating
they will have been gradating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gradating
you had been gradating
he/she/it had been gradating
we had been gradating
you had been gradating
they had been gradating
Conditional
I would gradate
you would gradate
he/she/it would gradate
we would gradate
you would gradate
they would gradate
Past Conditional
I would have gradated
you would have gradated
he/she/it would have gradated
we would have gradated
you would have gradated
they would have gradated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.gradate - arrange according to grades; "These lines are gradated"
arrange, set up - put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
2.gradate - pass imperceptibly from one degree, shade, or tone into another; "The paint on these walls gradates but you don't see it"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
Translations

gradate

[grəˈdeɪt]
A. VTdegradar
B. VIdegradarse

gradate

vtabstufen

gradate

[grəˈdeɪt]
1. vtgraduare
2. vi the colours/tones gradateci sono delle sfumature di colore/di tono
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