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in·ter·grade

 (ĭn′tər-grād′)
intr.v. in·ter·grad·ed, in·ter·grad·ing, in·ter·grades
To merge into each other in a series of stages, forms, or types.
n. (ĭn′tər-grād′)
A transitional stage, form, or type.

in′ter·gra·da′tion (-grā-dā′shən) n.

intergrade

vb
(Biology) (intr) (esp of biological species, etc) to merge one into another
n
an intermediate stage or form
ˌintergraˈdation n
ˌintergraˈdational adj
ˌinterˈgradient adj

in•ter•grade

(n. ˈɪn tərˌgreɪd; v. ˌɪn tərˈgreɪd)

n., v. -grad•ed, -grad•ing. n.
1. an intermediate grade, form, stage, etc.
v.i.
2. to merge gradually one into another through a series of intermediate stages or grades, as different species through evolution.
[1870–75]
in`ter•gra•da′tion, n.
in`ter•gra•da′tion•al, adj.

intergrade


Past participle: intergraded
Gerund: intergrading

Imperative
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Present
I intergrade
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Preterite
I intergraded
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Present Continuous
I am intergrading
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you are intergrading
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Present Perfect
I have intergraded
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Past Continuous
I was intergrading
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Past Perfect
I had intergraded
you had intergraded
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we had intergraded
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Future
I will intergrade
you will intergrade
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we will intergrade
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Future Perfect
I will have intergraded
you will have intergraded
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Future Continuous
I will be intergrading
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they will be intergrading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been intergrading
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he/she/it has been intergrading
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been intergrading
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been intergrading
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he/she/it had been intergrading
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you had been intergrading
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Conditional
I would intergrade
you would intergrade
he/she/it would intergrade
we would intergrade
you would intergrade
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Past Conditional
I would have intergraded
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