Associations to the word «Grade»


GRADE, noun. A rating.
GRADE, noun. The performance of an individual or group on an examination or test, expressed by a number, letter, or other symbol; a score.
GRADE, noun. A degree or level of something; a position within a scale; a degree of quality.
GRADE, noun. A slope (up or down) of a roadway or other passage
GRADE, noun. (North America) (education) A level of pre-collegiate education.
GRADE, noun. (Canada) (education) A student of a particular grade (used with the grade level).
GRADE, noun. An area that has been graded by a grader (construction machine)
GRADE, noun. The level of the ground.
GRADE, noun. (mathematics) A gradian.
GRADE, noun. (geometry) In a linear system of divisors on an n-dimensional variety, the number of free intersection points of n generic divisors.
GRADE, noun. A harsh scraping or cutting; a grating.
GRADE, noun. (systematics) A taxon united by a level of morphological or physiological complexity that is not a clade.
GRADE, noun. (medicine) The degree of malignity of a tumor expressed on a scale.
GRADE, verb. To assign scores to the components of an academic test.
GRADE, verb. To assign a score to overall academic performance.
GRADE, verb. To flatten, level, or smooth a large surface.
GRADE, verb. (sewing) To remove or trim part of a seam allowance from a finished seam so as to reduce bulk and make the finished piece more even when turned right side out.
GRADE CROSSING, noun. (chiefly US) An at-grade crossing between a railroad line and an ordinary road, with tracks and road at the same level.
GRADE CROSSINGS, noun. Plural of grade crossing
GRADE INFLATION, noun. (education) A gradual upward trend in grades awarded to students during the decades since the mid-20th century, reported in a number of countries and at a number of levels of schooling and sometimes offered as evidence of a decline in academic standards.
GRADE ON A CURVE, verb. To use a grading system based on the scale of performance of a group to normalize a right-skewed grade distribution (with more lower scores) into a bell curve, so that more can receive higher grades, regardless of their actual knowledge of the subject; to curve a grade.
GRADE POINT, noun. A numerical value assigned to a letter grade received in a course at a college or university, multiplied by the number of credits awarded for the course.
GRADE POINT AVERAGE, noun. A method of computing a numerical value for letter grades received in school by assigning each a numeric value and averaging the numbers.
GRADE POINTS, noun. Plural of grade point
GRADE SCHOOL, noun. (schools) (US) An elementary school or primary school.
GRADE SCHOOLS, noun. Plural of grade school
GRADE SIXER, noun. Someone who is in the sixth grade, a sixth grader.
GRADE SIXERS, noun. Plural of grade sixer

Dictionary definition

GRADE, noun. A body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy".
GRADE, noun. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade".
GRADE, noun. The gradient of a slope or road or other surface; "the road had a steep grade".
GRADE, noun. One-hundredth of a right angle.
GRADE, noun. A degree of ablaut.
GRADE, noun. 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?".
GRADE, noun. The height of the ground on which something stands; "the base of the tower was below grade".
GRADE, noun. A position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate grade of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree".
GRADE, noun. A variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed.
GRADE, verb. Assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide".
GRADE, verb. Level to the right gradient.
GRADE, verb. Assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework".
GRADE, verb. Determine the grade of or assign a grade to.

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis