1. [ noun ] (education) a body of students who are taught together
Synonyms: class form

"early morning classes are always sleepy"

Related terms: gathering English_class sixth_form first_grade physics_class Sunday_school_class chemistry_class master_class biology_class
2. [ noun ] (education) a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
Synonyms: level tier

: "lumber of the highest grade"

Related terms: rank college_level biosafety_level A_level O_level rate
3. [ noun ] the gradient of a slope or road or other surface

: "the road had a steep grade"

Related terms: gradient upgrade downgrade
4. [ verb ] assign a rank or rating to
Synonyms: rate place rank order range

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

Related terms: judge downgrade upgrade subordinate reorder sequence shortlist superordinate prioritize seed order rank order place gradation grader gradation
5. [ verb ] determine the grade of or assign a grade to
Related terms: classify mark grading
6. [ verb ] level to the right gradient
Related terms: level aggrade
7. [ noun ] (education) a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
Synonyms: score mark

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

Related terms: evaluation quartile centile grade_point decile rate
8. [ verb ] assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
Synonyms: score mark

"grade tests" "score the SAT essays" "mark homework"

Related terms: measure grading grader gradation
9. [ noun ] one-hundredth of a right angle
Synonyms: grad
Related terms: angular_unit quadrant
10. [ noun ] (zoology) a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed
Related terms: cattle
11. [ adjective ] (of domestic animals) improved by selective breeding
Related terms: improved
12. [ adjective ] at surface level
Synonyms: ground-level

"a grade crossing"

Related terms: surface
13. [ noun ] the height of the ground on which something stands
Synonyms: ground_level

: "the base of the tower was below grade"

Related terms: elevation
14. [ noun ] (linguistics,phonetics) a degree of ablaut
Synonyms: gradation
Related terms: ablaut
15. [ noun ] a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
Synonyms: level degree

: "a moderate degree of intelligence" "a high level of care is required" "it is all a matter of degree"

Related terms: magnitude quality intensity depth extreme high moderation low amplitude_level immoderation high low intense mild
Similar spelling:   grad