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ag·grade

 (ə-grād′)
tr.v. ag·grad·ed, ag·grad·ing, ag·grades
To fill and raise the level of (the bed of a stream) by deposition of sediment.

ag′gra·da′tion (ăg′rə-dā′shən) n.
ag′gra·da′tion·al adj.

aggrade

(əˈɡreɪd)
vb
(Geological Science) (tr) to build up the level of (any land surface) by the deposition of sediment. Compare degrade4
aggradation n

ag•grade

(əˈgreɪd)

v.t. -grad•ed, -grad•ing.
to raise the grade or level of (a river valley, a stream bed, etc.) by depositing detritus, sediment, or the like. Compare degrade.
[1895–1900]
ag•gra•da•tion (ˌæg rəˈdeɪ ʃən) n.
ag`gra•da′tion•al, adj.

aggrade


Past participle: aggraded
Gerund: aggrading

Imperative
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Present
I aggrade
you aggrade
he/she/it aggrades
we aggrade
you aggrade
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Preterite
I aggraded
you aggraded
he/she/it aggraded
we aggraded
you aggraded
they aggraded
Present Continuous
I am aggrading
you are aggrading
he/she/it is aggrading
we are aggrading
you are aggrading
they are aggrading
Present Perfect
I have aggraded
you have aggraded
he/she/it has aggraded
we have aggraded
you have aggraded
they have aggraded
Past Continuous
I was aggrading
you were aggrading
he/she/it was aggrading
we were aggrading
you were aggrading
they were aggrading
Past Perfect
I had aggraded
you had aggraded
he/she/it had aggraded
we had aggraded
you had aggraded
they had aggraded
Future
I will aggrade
you will aggrade
he/she/it will aggrade
we will aggrade
you will aggrade
they will aggrade
Future Perfect
I will have aggraded
you will have aggraded
he/she/it will have aggraded
we will have aggraded
you will have aggraded
they will have aggraded
Future Continuous
I will be aggrading
you will be aggrading
he/she/it will be aggrading
we will be aggrading
you will be aggrading
they will be aggrading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been aggrading
you have been aggrading
he/she/it has been aggrading
we have been aggrading
you have been aggrading
they have been aggrading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been aggrading
you will have been aggrading
he/she/it will have been aggrading
we will have been aggrading
you will have been aggrading
they will have been aggrading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been aggrading
you had been aggrading
he/she/it had been aggrading
we had been aggrading
you had been aggrading
they had been aggrading
Conditional
I would aggrade
you would aggrade
he/she/it would aggrade
we would aggrade
you would aggrade
they would aggrade
Past Conditional
I would have aggraded
you would have aggraded
he/she/it would have aggraded
we would have aggraded
you would have aggraded
they would have aggraded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.aggrade - build up to a level by depositing sedimentaggrade - build up to a level by depositing sediment
grade - level to the right gradient
degrade - reduce the level of land, as by erosion
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