Associations to the word «Graduate»

Pictures for the word «Graduate»


GRADUATE, noun. ​ A person who is recognized by a university as having completed the requirements of a degree studied at the institution.
GRADUATE, noun. (US) (Canada) A person who is recognized by a high school as having completed the requirements of a course of study at the school.
GRADUATE, noun. A graduated (marked) cup or other container, thus fit for measuring.
GRADUATE, adjective. Graduated, arranged by degrees
GRADUATE, adjective. Holding an academic degree
GRADUATE, adjective. Relating to an academic degree
GRADUATE, verb. (intransitive) (ergative) To be recognized by a school or university as having completed the requirements of a degree studied at the institution.
GRADUATE, verb. (transitive) (proscribed) To be certified as having earned a degree from; to graduate from (an institution).
GRADUATE, verb. (transitive) To certify (a student) as having earned a degree
GRADUATE, verb. (transitive) To mark (something) with degrees; to divide into regular steps or intervals, as the scale of a thermometer, a scheme of punishment or rewards, etc.
GRADUATE, verb. (intransitive) To change gradually.
GRADUATE, verb. To prepare gradually; to arrange, temper, or modify by degrees or to a certain degree; to determine the degrees of.
GRADUATE, verb. (chemistry) To bring to a certain degree of consistency, by evaporation, as a fluid.
GRADUATE, verb. To taper, as the tail of certain birds.
GRADUATE ENGINEER, noun. A person that holds an engineering degree from a technical university or equivalent. Usually used of people relatively junior in the profession.
GRADUATE ENGINEERS, noun. Plural of graduate engineer
GRADUATE NURSE, noun. Someone who has completed all studies to become a nurse but is not yet certified as one.
GRADUATE NURSES, noun. Plural of graduate nurse
GRADUATE SCHOOL, noun. A school that awards advanced degrees, such as doctoral degrees; a postgraduate school.
GRADUATE SCHOOLS, noun. Plural of graduate school
GRADUATE STUDENT, noun. (UK) (US) A university student, usually already possessing a four year degree, who is working on a master's degree or Ph.D.
GRADUATE STUDENTS, noun. Plural of graduate student
GRADUATE TAX, noun. (UK) (Ireland) A proposed method of financing higher education, whereby graduates would pay their tuition costs as additional income tax.
GRADUATE THESIS, noun. A master's thesis or (doctoral) dissertation.

Dictionary definition

GRADUATE, noun. A person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university).
GRADUATE, noun. A measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts.
GRADUATE, verb. Receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies; "She graduated in 1990".
GRADUATE, verb. Confer an academic degree upon; "This school graduates 2,000 students each year".
GRADUATE, verb. Make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring; "calibrate an instrument"; "graduate a cylinder".
GRADUATE, adjective. Of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree; "graduate courses".

Wise words

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