grad

1
[grad]

noun Informal.

a graduate.

Nearby words

  1. gracioso,
  2. gracious,
  3. graciously,
  4. graciousness,
  5. grackle,
  6. grad.,
  7. gradability,
  8. gradable,
  9. gradate,
  10. gradatim

Origin of grad

1
First recorded in 1870–75; by shortening

grad

2
[grad]

noun

one hundredth of a right angle.
Also grade.

Origin of grad

2
1905–10; < French grade degree < Latin gradus step

grad.

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British Dictionary definitions for grad

grad

noun

informal a graduate

grad.

abbreviation for

maths gradient
education graduate(d)
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Word Origin and History for grad

grad

n.

abbreviation of graduate (n.), attested from 1871.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for grad

grad.

abbr.

gradatim (gradually)

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