verb (used with object), grad·ed, grad·ing.
verb (used without object), grad·ed, grad·ing.
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Idioms for grade
- on the same level: A railroad crosses a highway at grade.
- (of a stream bed) so adjusted to conditions of slope and the volume and speed of water that no gain or loss of sediment takes place.
Origin of grade
OTHER WORDS FROM grade
Definition for grade (2 of 2)
How to use grade in a sentence
“They grew up 15 minutes from each other, were in the same grade, and shared similar friend circles,” the lawsuit says.Woman sues after learning ‘anonymous’ sperm donor was her own fertility doctor|Rachel Weiner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Because this kind of software is professional grade, it is expensive.Leveraging collective intelligence and AI to benefit society|Jason Sparapani|November 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Fairfax County’s schools superintendent is recommending a return of students across grades over the next three months but is receiving a mixed reaction.Montgomery County tentatively approves plan to reopen school buildings in 2021|Donna St. George|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
The departures will come midway through the school year and for the upper grades, weeks before their quarter ends in late January.‘One More Hugely Disruptive Thing’: Teachers to Leave Mid-Year Under Retirement Deal|Ashly McGlone|November 5, 2020|Voice of San Diego
She was working for a bank in the village of Park Forest, and my brother and I were both in grade school when it happened.A Front-Line Struggle: Getting Reluctant Voters to Vote|Eugene Robinson|November 3, 2020|Ozy
Of course, when it comes to grading acting performance, age shouldn't be anything but a number.
Grading on that standard, two Palestinian voices at AIPAC, the pro-Israel lobby is revolutionary.What Beinart Overlooks in His 'American Jewish Cocoon' Article|Gil Troy|September 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The symbolism of a gun-control group grading members of Congress for the first time is a display of power in itself, Glaze says.Mayors Against Illegal Guns Plans New Scorecards After Gun Bill Defeat|Eliza Shapiro|April 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After less than a year, the faculty were furious because there were not enough TAs to do all their grading for them.
I've spent the morning grading papers and trying to figure out why the Orthodox Union (OU) wants to disturb my Yom Kippur.
If the wages are graded according to capacity, then the grading is done by the everlasting elective officials.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
It was perched high above the sidewalk, for the street but a few years since was a gully, and the grading had deepened it.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
It means tearing up those rails, grading a new line—and you'll pay for it.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
The rocky nature of the site permitted little grading, but it added to the picturesqueness.Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail|Ezra Meeker
This absence of the collar is quite likely caused by its inter-grading with the Hutchins goose.Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast|Harry Thom Payne
British Dictionary definitions for grade (1 of 2)
- a part of a railway, road, etc, that slopes upwards or downwards; inclination
- Also called: gradient a measure of such a slope, esp the ratio of the vertical distance between two points on the slope to the horizontal distance between them
- on the same level
- (of a river profile or land surface) at an equilibrium level and slope, because there is a balance between erosion and deposition
- to reach the required standard
- to succeed
Word Origin for grade
British Dictionary definitions for grade (2 of 2)
adj combining form
Word Origin for -grade
Scientific definitions for grade
Idioms and Phrases with grade
see make the grade.