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grade

 (grād)
n.
1. A stage or degree in a process.
2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity: a poor grade of lumber.
3. An accepted level or standard.
4. A set of persons or things all falling in the same specified limits; a class.
5.
a. A level of academic development in an elementary, middle, or secondary school: learned fractions in the fourth grade.
b. A group of students at such a level: The third grade has recess at 10:30.
c. grades Elementary school.
6. A number, letter, or symbol indicating a student's level of accomplishment: a passing grade in history.
7. A military, naval, or civil service rank.
8. The degree of inclination of a slope, road, or other surface: the steep grade of the mountain road.
9. A slope or gradual inclination, especially of a road or railroad track: slowed the truck when he approached the grade.
10. The level at which the ground surface meets the foundation of a building.
11. A domestic animal produced by crossbreeding one of purebred stock with one of ordinary stock.
12. Linguistics A degree of ablaut.
v. grad·ed, grad·ing, grades
v.tr.
1. To arrange in grades; sort or classify: How is motor oil graded?
2.
a. To determine the quality of (academic work, for example); evaluate: graded the book reports.
b. To give a grade to (a student, for example).
3. To level or smooth to a desired or horizontal gradient: bulldozers graded the road.
4. To gradate.
5. To improve the quality of (livestock) by crossbreeding with purebred stock.
v.intr.
To change or progress gradually: piles of gravel that grade from coarse to fine.

[French, from Latin gradus; see ghredh- in Indo-European roots.]

grad′a·ble adj.

grade

(ɡreɪd)
n
1. a position or degree in a scale, as of quality, rank, size, or progression: small-grade eggs; high-grade timber.
2. a group of people or things of the same category
3. chiefly US a military or other rank
4. a stage in a course of progression
5. (Education) a mark or rating indicating achievement or the worth of work done, as at school
6. (Education) US and Canadian a unit of pupils of similar age or ability taught together at school
7. (Civil Engineering)
a. a part of a railway, road, etc, that slopes upwards or downwards; inclination
b. Also called: gradient a measure of such a slope, esp the ratio of the vertical distance between two points on the slope to the horizontal distance between them
8. (Units) a unit of angle equal to one hundredth of a right angle or 0.9 degree
9. (Breeds) stockbreeding
a. an animal with one purebred parent and one of unknown or unimproved breeding
b. (as modifier): a grade sheep. Compare crossbred2, purebred2
10. (Linguistics) linguistics one of the forms of the vowel in a morpheme when this vowel varies because of gradation
11. on the same level
12. (Physical Geography) (of a river profile or land surface) at an equilibrium level and slope, because there is a balance between erosion and deposition
13. make the grade informal
a. to reach the required standard
b. to succeed
vb
14. (tr) to arrange according to quality, rank, etc
15. (Education) (tr) to determine the grade of or assign a grade to
16. (intr) to achieve or deserve a grade or rank
17. to change or blend (something) gradually; merge
18. (Civil Engineering) (tr) to level (ground, a road, etc) to a suitable gradient
19. (Breeds) (tr) stockbreeding to cross (one animal) with another to produce a grade animal
[C16: from French, from Latin gradus step, from gradī to step]

grade

(greɪd)

n., v. grad•ed, grad•ing. n.
1. a degree or step in a scale, as of rank, advancement, quality, value, or intensity.
2. a class of persons or things of the same relative rank, quality, etc.
3. a step or stage in a course or process.
4. a single division of a school classified, usu. by year.
5. the pupils in such a division.
6. grades, elementary school (usu. prec. by the).
7. a letter, number, or other symbol indicating the relative quality of a student's work; mark.
8. a classification or standard of food based on quality, size, etc.: grade A milk.
9. inclination with the horizontal of a road, railroad, etc.; slope.
10. the level at which the ground intersects the foundation of a building.
11. an animal resulting from a cross between a parent of ordinary stock and one of a pure breed.
v.t.
12. to arrange in a series of grades; class; sort: a machine that grades eggs.
13. to determine the grade of.
14. to assign a grade to (a student's work); mark.
15. to cause to pass by degrees, as from one color or shade to another.
16. to reduce to a level or to practicable degrees of inclination: to grade a road.
17. to cross (an ordinary or low-grade animal) with an animal of a pure or superior breed.
v.i.
18. to incline; slant or slope.
19. to be of a particular grade or quality.
20. to pass by degrees, as from one color or shade to another; blend.
Idioms:
1. at grade, on the same level: a railroad crossing a highway at grade.
2. make the grade, to attain a specific goal; succeed.
3. up to grade, of the desired or required quality.
[1505–15; < French: office < Latin gradus step, stage, degree, derivative of gradī to go, step, walk]
grad′a•ble, adj.

-grade

a combining form meaning “walking, moving,” in the manner or by the means specified by the initial element: plantigrade.
[< Latin -gradus, comb. form representing gradus step or gradī to walk. See grade, gradient]

class

formgradeyear
1. 'class'

A class is a group of pupils or students who are taught together.

If classes were smaller, children would learn more.
I had forty students in my class.
2. 'form'

In some British schools and in some American private schools, form is used instead of 'class'. Form is used especially with a number to refer to a particular class or age group.

I teach the fifth form.
She's in Form 5.
3. 'year'

In British English, a year is a set of students of a similar age, who started school at around the same time.

'Which year are you in?' – 'I'm in the fifth year, and Krish is in the third year.'
4. 'grade'

A grade in an American school is similar to a form or a year in a British school.

A boy in the second grade won first prize.

grade


Past participle: graded
Gerund: grading

Imperative
grade
grade
Present
I grade
you grade
he/she/it grades
we grade
you grade
they grade
Preterite
I graded
you graded
he/she/it graded
we graded
you graded
they graded
Present Continuous
I am grading
you are grading
he/she/it is grading
we are grading
you are grading
they are grading
Present Perfect
I have graded
you have graded
he/she/it has graded
we have graded
you have graded
they have graded
Past Continuous
I was grading
you were grading
he/she/it was grading
we were grading
you were grading
they were grading
Past Perfect
I had graded
you had graded
he/she/it had graded
we had graded
you had graded
they had graded
Future
I will grade
you will grade
he/she/it will grade
we will grade
you will grade
they will grade
Future Perfect
I will have graded
you will have graded
he/she/it will have graded
we will have graded
you will have graded
they will have graded
Future Continuous
I will be grading
you will be grading
he/she/it will be grading
we will be grading
you will be grading
they will be grading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been grading
you have been grading
he/she/it has been grading
we have been grading
you have been grading
they have been grading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been grading
you will have been grading
he/she/it will have been grading
we will have been grading
you will have been grading
they will have been grading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been grading
you had been grading
he/she/it had been grading
we had been grading
you had been grading
they had been grading
Conditional
I would grade
you would grade
he/she/it would grade
we would grade
you would grade
they would grade
Past Conditional
I would have graded
you would have graded
he/she/it would have graded
we would have graded
you would have graded
they would have graded

grade

(g) A measure of plane angle in geometry. 1g = 0.9°.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grade - a body of students who are taught togethergrade - a body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy"
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
master class - a class (especially in music) given to talented students by an expert
discussion section, section - 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"
2.grade - a relative position or degree of value in a graded groupgrade - a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"
biosafety level - the level of safety from exposure to infectious agents; depends on work practices and safety equipment and facilities
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
A level - the advanced level of a subject taken in school (usually two years after O level)
GCSE, General Certificate of Secondary Education, O level - the basic level of a subject taken in school
college level - the level of education that college students are assumed to have attained
3.grade - the gradient of a slope or road or other surface; "the road had a steep grade"
gradient, slope - the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient"
rising slope, upgrade, rise - the property possessed by a slope or surface that rises
downgrade - the property possessed by a slope or surface that descends
4.grade - one-hundredth of a right angle
angular unit - a unit of measurement for angles
right angle - the 90 degree angle between two perpendicular lines
5.grade - a degree of ablaut
ablaut - a vowel whose quality or length is changed to indicate linguistic distinctions (such as sing sang sung song)
6.grade - a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)grade - a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance); "she made good marks in algebra"; "grade A milk"; "what was your score on your homework?"
rating, valuation, evaluation - an appraisal of the value of something; "he set a high valuation on friendship"
grade point - 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
centile, percentile - (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
decile - (statistics) any of nine points that divided a distribution of ranked scores into equal intervals where each interval contains one-tenth of the scores
quartile - (statistics) any of three points that divide an ordered distribution into four parts each containing one quarter of the scores
7.grade - the height of the ground on which something standsgrade - the height of the ground on which something stands; "the base of the tower was below grade"
elevation - distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level); "there was snow at the higher elevations"
8.grade - a position on a scale of intensity or amount or qualitygrade - a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate grade of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree"
caliber, calibre, quality - a degree or grade of excellence or worth; "the quality of students has risen"; "an executive of low caliber"
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
intensiveness, intensity - high level or degree; the property of being intense
grind - the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground; "a coarse grind of coffee"
depth - degree of psychological or intellectual profundity
highness - a high degree (of amount or force etc.); "responsible for the highness of the rates"
high - a lofty level or position or degree; "summer temperatures reached an all-time high"
low - a low level or position or degree; "the stock market fell to a new low"
lowness - a low or small degree of any quality (amount or force or temperature etc.); "he took advantage of the lowness of interest rates"
extreme - the furthest or highest degree of something; "he carried it to extremes"
amplitude level - the level on a scale of amplitude
moderation, moderateness - quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes
immoderateness, immoderation - the quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation
SPF, sun protection factor - the degree to which a sunscreen protects the skin from the direct rays of the sun
9.grade - a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed
Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine, oxen - 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"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
Verb1.grade - assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
superordinate - place in a superior order or rank; "These two notions are superordinated to a third"
shortlist - put someone or something on a short list
seed - distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds
reorder - assign a new order to
subordinate - rank or order as less important or consider of less value; "Art is sometimes subordinated to Science in these schools"
prioritise, prioritize - assign a priority to; "we have too many things to do and must prioritize"
sequence - arrange in a sequence
downgrade - rate lower; lower in value or esteem
upgrade - rate higher; raise in value or esteem
pass judgment, evaluate, judge - 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"
2.grade - level to the right gradient
even, even out, level, flush - make level or straight; "level the ground"
aggrade - build up to a level by depositing sediment
3.grade - assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluationgrade - assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"
appraise, assess, evaluate, valuate, value, measure - 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"
4.grade - determine the grade of or assign a grade to
class, classify, sort out, assort, sort, separate - arrange or order by classes or categories; "How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?"

grade

verb
1. classify, rate, order, class, group, sort, value, range, rank, brand, arrange, evaluate The college does not grade the children's work.
noun
1. class, condition, quality, brand a good grade of plywood
2. mark, degree, place, order pressure on students to obtain good grades
3. level, position, rank, group, order, class, stage, step, station, category, rung, echelon Staff turnover is high among junior grades.
make the grade (Informal) succeed, measure up, win through, pass muster, come up to scratch (informal), come through with flying colours, prove acceptable, measure up to expectations She had a strong desire to be a dancer, but failed to make the grade.

grade

noun
1. One of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale:
Informal: notch.
2. Degree of excellence:
3. A division of persons or things by quality, rank, or grade:
4. Deviation from a particular direction:
verb
1. To assign to a class or classes:
2. To evaluate and assign a grade to:
Translations
درجَه، علامة مدرسيَّهصَفصِنْفمُنْحَدَرمَنْزِلَة
jakostpřecházetsklonstupeňtřída
karakterklasseklassificerestigningbedømme
arvostellataso
kakvoćaocijeniti
fokozatosan átmegyiskolai osztályzatosztály
breytast stig af stigieinkunnflokkagráîa, flokkurhalli, hallagráîa
採点する等級
등급채점하다
gradacijagradientasišsidėstymaskokybėkontrolinių darbų tikrintojas
atzīmeklasekvalitātelikt atzīminovērtējums
stupeň
ocenaocenitirazredrazvrstitistopnja
betygsättagrad
การให้คะแนนระดับชั้น
cho điểmmức

grade

[greɪd]
A. N
1. (= level, standard) (on scale) → clase f, categoría f; (in job) → grado m, categoría f
to be promoted to a higher gradeser ascendido a un grado or una categoría superior
to make the gradellegar, alcanzar el nivel
2. (Mil) (= rank) → graduación f, grado m
3. (= quality) → clase f, calidad f
high-/low-grade materialmaterial m de alta/baja calidad
4. (Scol) (= mark) → nota f
5. (US) (= school class) he's in fifth gradeestá en quinto (curso) HIGH SCHOOL
6. (US) (= gradient) → pendiente f, cuesta f
7. (US) (= ground level) at gradeal nivel del suelo
B. VT
1. [+ goods, eggs] → clasificar, graduar; [+ colours] → degradar
2. (Scol) (= mark) → calificar
C. CPD grade crossing N (US) (Rail) → paso m a nivel
grade school N (US) → escuela f primaria
grade down VT + ADVbajar de categoría
grade up VT + ADVsubir de categoría
GRADE
En Estados Unidos y Canadá, los cursos escolares se denominan grades, desde el primer año de primaria first grade hasta el último curso de la enseñanza secundaria twelfth grade. A los alumnos de los últimos cursos se les suele conocer por un nombre distinto según el curso en el que estén: freshmen si están en el 9th grade, sophomores si están en el 10th grade, juniors en el 11th grade y seniors en el 12th grade.

grade

[ˈgreɪd]
n
(= quality) → qualité f
(= size) → calibre m
(= type) → catégorie f
(in hierarchy)grade m, échelon m
(US) (= mark) → note f
He got good grades in his exams → Il a eu de bonnes notes à ses examens.
(US) (= class) → classe f
(US) (= gradient) → pente f
to make the grade → être à la hauteur
vt (according to quality)classer; (according to size)calibrer
(according to difficulty)classer (selon le degré de difficulté)
(= mark) → notergrade book n (US)cahier m de notesgrade crossing n (US)passage m à niveaugrade point average n (US)note f moyenne, moyenne f

grade

n
(= level, standard)Niveau nt; (of goods)(Güte)klasse f; high-/low-grade goodshoch-/minderwertige Ware; small-/large-grade eggskleine/große Eier; this is grade A (inf)das ist I a (inf); to make the grade (fig inf)es schaffen (inf)
(= job grade)Position f, → Stellung f; (Mil) → Rang m, → (Dienst)grad m (auch von Beamten); (= salary grade)Gehaltsgruppe f, → Gehaltsstufe f; she’s on (salary) grade 3sie ist in Gehaltsgruppe 3; to go up a grade (in salary) → in die nächste Gehaltsgruppe or Gehaltsstufe vorrücken
(Sch: = mark) → Note f; (esp US: = class) → Klasse f; to get good/poor gradesgute/schlechte Noten bekommen
(esp US) = gradient
(US) at gradeauf gleicher Ebene; an apartment at grade (level)eine Wohnung zu ebener Erde
vt
goods, animalsklassifizieren; coloursabstufen; students etceinstufen
(US Sch: = mark) → benoten
(= level) road, slopeebnen

grade

[greɪd]
1. n
a. (on scale) → categoria, livello; (in hierarchy, also) (Mil) → grado (Comm) → qualità f inv; (size) → misura, grandezza
grade A fruit → frutta di prima scelta
to make the grade (fig) → essere all'altezza
b. (Scol) (mark) → voto (Am) (class) → classe f, anno
c. (Am) (gradient) → pendenza, gradiente m
2. vt
a. (goods, eggs) → classificare; (level of difficulty) → graduare
graded profile (Geol) → profilo di equilibrio
b. (Scol) (mark) → giudicare, dare un voto a

grade

(greid) noun
1. one level in a scale of qualities, sizes etc. several grades of sandpaper; a high-grade ore.
2. (American) (the pupils in) a class or year at school. We're in the fifth grade now.
3. a mark for, or level in, an examination etc. He always got good grades at school.
4. (especially American) the slope of a railway etc; gradient.
verb
1. to sort into grades. to grade eggs.
2. to move through different stages. Red grades into purple as blue is added.
gradation (grəˈdeiʃən) noun
1. (one stage or degree in) a series of gradual and successive stages. There are various gradations of colour between red and purple.
2. the act or process of grading.
grader noun
(American) a person who marks exams etc.
ˈgrade school noun
(American) a primary school.
make the grade
to do as well as necessary. That new apprentice will never make the grade as a trained mechanic.

grade

مَنْزِلَة, يُقَدِرُ الْدَرَجَاتِ jakost, známkovat bedømme, karakter benoten, Grad βαθμολογώ, βαθμός calificar, corregir, grado arvostella, taso grade, noter kakvoća, ocijeniti dare il voto, grado 採点する, 等級 등급, 채점하다 cijfer geven, graad evaluere, grad ocenić, stopień dar nota, grau ставить отметку, степень betygsätta, grad การให้คะแนน, ระดับชั้น derece, not vermek cho điểm, mức 打分数, 级别

grade

n. grado.
1. medida o evaluación estándar;
2. en la patología del cáncer, indicación de la fase de la enfermedad.

grade

n (degree) grado; low-grade (fever, infection) leve; (tumor) de bajo grado; high-grade (tumor) de alto grado
References in classic literature ?
Here was Durham's, for instance, owned by a man who was trying to make as much money out of it as he could, and did not care in the least how he did it; and underneath him, ranged in ranks and grades like an army, were managers and superintendents and foremen, each one driving the man next below him and trying to squeeze out of him as much work as possible.
The term ambassador, if taken strictly, as seems to be required by the second of the articles of Confederation, comprehends the highest grade only of public ministers, and excludes the grades which the United States will be most likely to prefer, where foreign embassies may be necessary.
Among the passengers was a number of officials and military officers of various grades, the latter being either attached to the regular British forces or commanding the Sepoy troops, and receiving high salaries ever since the central government has assumed the powers of the East India Company: for the sub-lieutenants get 280 pounds, brigadiers, 2,400 pounds, and generals of divisions, 4,000 pounds.
The particular grades of rank existing among the chiefs of Typee, I could not in all cases determine.
Years were passed without murmuring, in the sub ordinate grades of the service; and those soldiers who were stationed in the colonies felt, when they obtained the command of a company, that they were entitled to receive the greatest deference from the peaceful occupants of the soil.
Cheyne's neck, and toiled up the long, long grades, past Ash Fork, towards Flagstaff, where the forests and quarries are, under the dry, remote skies.
and said she liked plain speaking, and meeting different grades of thought.
In his fondness for society and his adaptability to all grades, Mr.
They eat any thing and every thing that comes in their way, from melon rinds and spoiled grapes up through all the grades and species of dirt and refuse to their own dead friends and relatives--and yet they are always lean, always hungry, always despondent.
Thus defiled by fours, with the divers insignia of their grades, in that strange faculty, most of them lame, some cripples, others one-armed, shop clerks, pilgrim,
Her principal acquaintances were poor women of various grades, a couple of actresses, and the family of a poor schoolteacher.
No student, I think, who has had the opportunity of doing this could go out into the world and content himself with the poorest grades.