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Dictionary definition for: Grade

1. (n) a body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy"

2. (v) assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?" "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"

3. (n) a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"

4. (v) level to the right gradient

5. (n) the gradient of a slope or road or other surface; "the road had a steep grade"

6. (v) assign a grade or rank to, according to one''s evaluation; "grade tests" "score the SAT essays" "mark homework"

7. (n) one-hundredth of a right angle

8. (v) determine the grade of or assign a grade to

9. (n) a degree of ablaut

10. (n) a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student''s performance) "she made good marks in algebra" "grade A milk" "what was your score on your homework?"

11. (n) the height of the ground on which something stands; "the base of the tower was below grade"

12. (n) a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate degree of intelligence" "a high level of care is required" "it is all a matter of degree"

13. (n) a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed

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