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Definition of Grade

  • A step or degree in any series, rank, quality, order; relative position or standing; as, grades of military rank; crimes of every grade; grades of flour.
  • The rate of ascent or descent; gradient; deviation from a level surface to an inclined plane; -- usually stated as so many feet per mile, or as one foot rise or fall in so many of horizontal distance; as, a heavy grade; a grade of twenty feet per mile, or of 1 in 264.
  • A graded ascending, descending, or level portion of a road; a gradient.
  • The result of crossing a native stock with some better breed. If the crossbreed have more than three fourths of the better blood, it is called high grade.
  • To arrange in order, steps, or degrees, according to size, quality, rank, etc.
  • To reduce to a level, or to an evenly progressive ascent, as the line of a canal or road.
  • To cross with some better breed; to improve the blood of.
  • a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed
  • the gradient of a slope or road or other surface
  • a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
  • the height of the ground on which something stands
  • a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
  • a degree of ablaut
  • a body of students who are taught together
  • one-hundredth of a right angle
  • a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
  • determine the grade of or assign a grade to
  • assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
  • assign a rank or rating to
  • level to the right gradient

How to use grade in a sentence. Grade pronunciation.

Still, there were sights to be seen which were not wholly uninteresting to new comers; for the vast dust cloud was thickly freckled with things strange to the upper air-things living and dead, that flitted hither and thither, going and coming, appearing and disappearing among the rolling billows of dust-hats, chickens and parasols sailing in the remote heavens; blankets, tin signs, sage-brush and shingles a shade lower; door-mats and buffalo robes lower still; shovels and coal scuttles on the next grade; glass doors, cats and little children on the next; disrupted lumber yards, light buggies and wheelbarrows on the next; and down only thirty or forty feet above ground was a scurrying storm of emigrating roofs and vacant lots.
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This opinion was confirmed on all sides, and Phoebicius, who at that time had just been admitted to the grade of "lion" among the worshippers of Mithras, and liked very well to hear himself called "the lion," exclaimed, "I have long been seeking a lioness, and here it seems to me that I have found one.
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I understand how an educated man goes sinking through all the social grades, down to the common lodging-house and the infirmary.
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This excellent officer had served with great distinction in the Civil War, having been promoted from a private in the ranks through all of the grades up to a captaincy, for meritorious conduct in battle, and having failed of higher grades only because he was too badly shot to pieces to continue with the Army.
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The Statue ordered three divisions of the grand army and a battering-train of the first grade off to the South without the loss of a second.
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When the three grades were established in 1745, a license to preach granted by the Lutheran Church was considered equivalent to the rank of Deacon, ordination in the Moravian Church making the minister a Presbyter.
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Galerius Valerius Maximinus (his real name was Daza) had been a shepherd-lad in Illyria, like his uncle Galerius Valerius Maximianus; and rose, like him, through the various grades of the army to be co-Emperor of Rome, over Syria, Egypt, and Asia Minor; a furious persecutor of the Christians, and a brutal and profligate tyrant.
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The spirit however possesseth various grades and stations.
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Consequently when the people of Bahá desire to enter the sacred union of marriage, eternal connection and ideal relationship, spiritual and physical association of thoughts and conceptions of life must exist between them, so that in all the grades of existence and all the worlds of God this union may continue forever and ever for this real union is a splendor of the light of the love of God.
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He slipped through all the grades of despondency until he reached a bottom of absolute gloom.
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CHAPTER XXIII When Ralph Denham entered the room and saw Katharine seated with her back to him, he was conscious of a change in the grade of the atmosphere such as a traveler meets with sometimes upon the roads, particularly after sunset, when, without warning, he runs from clammy chill to a hoard of unspent warmth in which the sweetness of hay and beanfield is cherished, as if the sun still shone although the moon is up.
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Congress revived for him the grade of lieutenant-general, and the conqueror of Vicksburg and Chattanooga received the honor on March 3, 1864, the first on whom the full rank had been conferred since Washington.
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One thing may be confidently affirmed of this man,-that he stands as a notable exemplar, in the highest grade, of the American of this century,-the natural development of the self-reliant English stock upon our continent.
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Perhaps they are like all the rest of us-rascals of the same grade, but only in different ways.
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And, as they likewise admitted the existence of the soul of the world, or solar principle, they found themselves obliged to compose three grades of divine beings, which were: first, the Demi-Ourgos, or working god; secondly, the logos, word or reason; thirdly, the spirit or soul (of the world).
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At seven they were in grade two, and so on up through the grades of our public schools.
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Some boys at six are found as capable of doing work in grade two as other boys at eight.
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Some boys and girls at six are found wholly incapable of doing what is required in grade one.
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Not only has this matter of individual differences been found to apply generally in the various grades of our schools-it has been found to have significant bearing upon achievements in particular subjects.
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For all too long a time we have held a boy in grade four until he mastered what we have called his grade four arithmetic, spelling, geography, grammar, history, etc.
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Examples of Grade

Example #1
This was all we saw that day, for it was two o'clock, now, and according to custom the daily "Washoe Zephyr" set in; a soaring dust-drift about the size of the United States set up edgewise came with it, and the capital of Nevada Territory disappeared from view.
Example #2
It was something to see that much.
Example #3
On the following day he asked Sirona of her father for his wife, and as he had to set out for Rome in a few days the wedding was promptly celebrated.
Example #4
The little one had defended himself bravely, but was at last overcome by numbers.
Example #5
I understand how fellows who have unexpectedly lost their income go through life sponging on relatives and friends.
Example #6
Even now, it's difficult to realise that I must work or starve.