HyperDic: graduate

English > 6 senses of the word graduate:
VERBpossessiongraduatereceive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies
possessiongraduateconfer an academic degree upon
changegraduate, calibrate, fine-tunemake fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
NOUNperson graduate, alumnus, alumna, alum, grada person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university / university)
artifactgraduatea measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume
ADJECTIVEallgraduate, postgraduateof or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree
graduate > pronunciation
Soundsgrae'jhahwaht; grae'jhahwey.t; grae'jhuwey.t; grae'jhuwwaht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
abate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > graduate: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree.
Example"graduate courses"
Synonympostgraduate
BroaderhighGreater than normal in degree or intensity or amount
Spanishgraduado, posgraduado
English > graduate: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university / university).
Synonymsalumnus, alumna, alum, grad
NarrowerIvy LeaguerA student or graduate at an Ivy League school
old boyA former male pupil of a school
Broaderscholar, scholarly person, bookman, studentA learned person (especially in the humanities)
Spanishalumna, alumno, diplomado, graduado, titulado
Catalanalumna, diplomat, graduat, titulat
Verbsgraduatereceive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies
graduateconfer an academic degree upon
English > graduate: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts.
Narrowergraduated cylinderA cylindrical graduate
Broadermeasuring instrument, measuring system, measuring deviceinstrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Verbsgraduatemake fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
English > graduate: 6 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningReceive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"She graduated in 1990"
Caused bygraduateconfer an academic degree upon
Broaderreceive, haveGet something
Spanishgraduarse, graduar
Catalangraduar
Nounsgraduatea person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university / university)
graduationthe successful completion of a program of study
graduationan academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred
English > graduate: 6 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningconfer an academic degree upon.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"This school graduates 2,000 students each year"
Cause tograduateReceive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies
Broaderconfer, bestowPresent
Spanishgraduar, licenciar
Catalangraduar, llicenciar
Nounsgraduatea person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university / university)
graduationthe successful completion of a program of study
graduationan academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred
English > graduate: 6 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "graduate a cylinder"
Synonymscalibrate, fine-tune
Broaderadjust, set, correctalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
Spanishafinar, calibrar
Catalanafinar, calibrar
Nounsgraduatea measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume
graduationa line (as on a vessel or ruler) that marks a measurement

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