HyperDic: degree

English > 7 senses of the word degree:
NOUNattributedegree, grade, levela position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
statedegree, level, stage, pointa specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
communicationdegree, academic degreean award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study
quantitydegree, arcdegreea measure for arcs and angles
cognitiondegreethe highest power of a term or variable
quantitydegreea unit of temperature on a specified scale
attributedegreethe seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime)
degree > pronunciation
Soundsdihgriy'
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > degree: 7 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality.
Example "it is all a matter of degree"
Synonymsgrade, level
AttributeshighGreater than normal in degree or intensity or amount
intensePossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
lowless than normal in degree or intensity or amount
mildmoderate in type or degree or effect or force
Narroweramplitude levelThe level on a scale of amplitude
depthdegree of psychological or intellectual profundity
extremeThe furthest or highest degree of something
grindThe grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground
highA lofty level or position or degree
highnessA high degree (of amount or force etc.)
immoderation, immoderatenessThe quality of being excessive and lacking in moderation
intensity, intensivenesshigh level or degree
lowA low level or position or degree
lownessA low or small degree of any quality (amount or force or temperature etc.)
moderation, moderatenessQuality of being moderate and avoiding extremes / extremes
quality, caliber, calibreA degree or grade of excellence / excellence or worth
sun protection factor, SPFThe degree to which a sunscreen protects the skin from the direct rays of the sun
BroaderpropertyA basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
Spanishgrado, nivel
Catalangrau, nivell
English > degree: 7 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.
Example"a remarkable degree of frankness"
Synonymslevel, stage, point
Narroweracme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, meridian, tiptop, topThe highest level or degree attainable
climaxThe most severe stage / stage of a disease
extentThe point or degree to which something extends
ladderascending stages by which somebody or something can progress
planeA level of existence or development
quickeningThe stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels the movements of the fetus
resultant, end pointThe final / final point in a process
standard of living, living standards, standard of lifeA level of material comfort in terms of goods and services available to someone or some group
state of the artThe highest degree of development of an art or technique at a particular time
ultimacy, ultimatenessThe state or degree of being ultimate
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Spanishetapa, fase, grado, nivel, punto, tramo
Catalanetapa, fase, grau, nivell, punt
English > degree: 7 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningAn award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study.
Example"he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"
Synonymacademic degree
Narrowerassociate degree, associateA degree granted by a two-year college on successful completion of the undergraduates course of studies
bachelor's degree, baccalaureateAn academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies
doctor's degree, doctorateOne of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university / university
honorary degree, honoris causaA degree conferred to honor the recipient
honours, honours degreeA university / university degree with honors
law degreedegree conferred on someone who successfully completes law school
master's degreeAn academic degree higher than a bachelor's degree but lower than a doctor's degree
Broaderaward, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsA tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
Spanishdiploma, grado académico, grado, título
Catalandiploma, grau acadèmic
English > degree: 7 senses > noun 4, quantity
MeaningA measure for arcs and angles.
Example"there are 360 degrees in a circle"
Synonymarcdegree
Part ofoxtantA unit of angular distance equal to half a quadrant
sextantA unit of angular distance equal to 60 degrees
Partsminute, arcminute, minute of arcA unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree
Broaderangular unitA unit of measurement for angles
Spanishgrado
Catalangrau
English > degree: 7 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningThe highest power of a term or variable.
Narrowerdegree of a polynomialThe degree of the term in the polynomial that has the highest degree
degree of a termThe sum of the exponents of the variables in the term
first degreeA degree of one
Broaderexponent, power, indexA mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself
Spanishgrado
Catalangrau
English > degree: 7 senses > noun 6, quantity
MeaningA unit of temperature on a specified scale.
Example"the game was played in spite of the 40-degree temperature"
Narrowerdegree Fahrenheit, FA degree on the Fahrenheit scale of temperature
degree centigrade, degree Celsius, CA degree on the centigrade scale of temperature
Broadertemperature unitA unit of measurement for temperature
Spanishdiploma, grado
Catalandiploma, grau
English > degree: 7 senses > noun 7, attribute
MeaningThe seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime).
Examples
  • "murder in the second degree"
  • "a second degree burn"
BroadermagnitudeThe property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)

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