characterized by or arranged in degrees, especially successively, as according to height, depth, or difficulty: a graduated series of lessons.
marked with divisions or units of measurement.
(of a bird's tail) having the longest feathers in the center, the others being successively shorter.
(of a tax) increasing along with the taxable base: a graduated income tax.

Origin of graduated

First recorded in 1645–55; graduate + -ed2
Related formsnon·grad·u·at·ed, adjectiveo·ver·grad·u·at·ed, adjectiveun·grad·u·at·ed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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ungraduated in Medicine




Marked with or divided into intervals, as of volume or temperature, for use in measurement.
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ungraduated in Science



Divided into or marked with intervals indicating measures, as of length, volume, or temperature.
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