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[ grad ]
/ græd /
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noun Informal.
a graduate.
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Origin of grad

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First recorded in 1870–75; by shortening

Other definitions for grad (2 of 3)

grad2
[ grad ]
/ græd /

noun
one hundredth of a right angle.
Also grade.

Origin of grad

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

Other definitions for grad (3 of 3)

grad.

abbreviation
Mathematics. gradient.
graduate.
graduated.
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British Dictionary definitions for grad (1 of 2)

grad
/ (ɡræd) /

noun
informal a graduate

British Dictionary definitions for grad (2 of 2)

grad.

abbreviation for
maths gradient
education graduate(d)
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Medical definitions for grad

grad.

abbr.
gradatim (gradually)
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