1. [ noun ] the act of arranging in a graduated series
Synonyms: scaling
Related terms: order rate
2. [ noun ] evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score
Synonyms: scoring marking

"what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do"

Related terms: evaluation grade
3. [ noun ] changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface
Synonyms: leveling
Related terms: construction grade
Similar spelling:   grating