verb (used without object), gra·dat·ed, gra·dat·ing.
verb (used with object), gra·dat·ed, gra·dat·ing.
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Origin of gradate
OTHER WORDS FROM gradatere·gra·date, verb, re·gra·dat·ed, re·gra·dat·ing.un·gra·dat·ed, adjectiveun·gra·dat·ing, adjective
Words nearby gradate
Example sentences from the Web for gradate
Let the reader take the two extreme tints, and carefully gradate the one into the other.The Stones of Venice, Volume III (of 3)|John Ruskin
Gradate veins: a transverse series of veins, each before or beyond the next.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
From this point the dark and light masses gradate in different directions until they merge above the ships' sails.The Practice and Science Of Drawing|Harold Speed
At all events he can gradate from black to white with remarkable minuteness and ease.English Book-Illustration of To-day|Rose Esther Dorothea Sketchley
As soon as you find you can gradate tolerably with the pen, take an H. or HH.The Crown of Wild Olive|John Ruskin