Words nearby graduated
OTHER WORDS FROM graduatednon·grad·u·at·ed, adjectiveo·ver·grad·u·at·ed, adjectiveun·grad·u·at·ed, adjective
Definition for graduated (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), grad·u·at·ed, grad·u·at·ing.
verb (used with object), grad·u·at·ed, grad·u·at·ing.
Origin of graduate
OTHER WORDS FROM graduategrad·u·a·tor, nounnon·grad·u·ate, nounsu·per·grad·u·ate, nounun·grad·u·at·ing, adjective
usage note for graduate
Even though it is condemned by some as nonstandard, the use of graduate as a transitive verb meaning “to receive a degree or diploma from” is increasing in frequency in both speech and writing: The twins graduated high school in 1974.
Examples from the Web for graduated
Dean Todd remained my friend until I graduated in 1988, with my degree in English literature.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had graduated NYU just a few years earlier and begun a career in publishing, but the addiction got the best of me.
After he graduated high school, Stasio enrolled at the University at Buffalo and entered the ROTC program.
Once he graduated in 2006, Simien took a job as a publicity assistant at Rogue, then a division of Focus Features.‘Dear White People’: How An Ex-Publicist’s Twitter Became One of the Year’s Most Important Films|Marlow Stern|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I graduated from drama school 16 years ago, so it has taken a while.David Oyelowo on Playing Martin Luther King Jr., Ebola Fears, and Race in Hollywood|Marlow Stern|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If Shakespeare had graduated at Oxford, he might have been a quibbling attorney, or a hypocritical parson.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 3 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
It is likewise provided with a graduated equatorial circle, with polar circles and those representing the tropics.Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Vol I|Edward Luther Stevenson
His college, Mr. Lidgerwood; do you chance to know where he was graduated?The Taming of Red Butte Western|Francis Lynde
In the preceding argument for universal but graduated suffrage, I have taken no account of difference of sex.Considerations on Representative Government|John Stuart Mill
When I first graduated in medicine, I could answer any question in medicine.
British Dictionary definitions for graduated
- a person who has been awarded a first degree from a university or college
- (as modifier)a graduate profession