- graduate nurse,
- graduate school,
- graduated cylinder,
- graduated tenotomy,
- gradus ad parnassum,
- graecia magna
Origin of graduation
Examples from the Web for graduation
The NYPD and his duties required him to miss the graduation on December 20.
Kessler says they had stopped dating before their graduation in 2007 and that he had played no part in her pregnancy.
They dated through high school, then married after graduation.
A few days after graduation from college, I rushed back to Zimbabwe.How I Got Addicted to Africa (and Wrote a Thriller About It)|Todd Moss|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Keeping them eligible by any means necessary … might lead to graduation, but are they educated?
Like the senior class play, the graduation exercises were held in the gymnasium and Helen stopped for Janet.Janet Hardy in Hollywood|Ruthe S. Wheeler
Carl resolved to come back to this life of the open, with Gertie, after graduation.The Trail of the Hawk|Sinclair Lewis
It has already been said that at graduation Nathan Hale stood among the first thirteen in a class of thirty-six.Nathan Hale|Jean Christie Root
After graduation he had returned eagerly to his interrupted western life.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O|Clair Blank
The year after their graduation they ran across each other at Baden, and their college friendship was resumed.A Colony of Girls|Kate Livingston Willard
early 15c., in alchemy, "tempering, refining of something to a certain degree; measurement according to the four degrees of a quality," from graduate (n.). General sense of "dividing into degrees" is from 1590s; meaning "action of receiving or giving an academic degree" is from early 15c.; in reference to the ceremony where a degree is given, from 1818.