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GED Tweet Definition of GED Like Definition of GED on Facebook
initialism
  1. General Education Diploma. A substitute for a high school diploma, for people who dropped out of high school or were homeschooled.
grade Tweet Definition of grade Like Definition of grade on Facebook
noun
  1. A rating.
I gave him a good for effort.
  1. A degree or level of something; a position within a scale; a degree of quality.
This fine- coin from 1837 is worth a good amount.
  1. A slope (up or down) of a roadway or other passage
''The of this hill is more than 5 percent
  1. A level of pre-collegiate education
Clancy is entering the fifth this year.
  1. An area that has been graded by a grader (construction machine)
  2. The level of the ground.
This material absorbs moisture and is probably not a good choice for use below .
verb (grades, grading, graded)
  1. To score an academic test.
  2. To assign a score to overall academic performance.
  3. To flatten and even out or smooth a large surface.
grade point average Tweet Definition of grade point average Like Definition of grade point average on Facebook
noun
  1. A method of computing a numerical value for letter grades received in school by assigning each a numeric value and average, averaging the numbers.
grader Tweet Definition of grader Like Definition of grader on Facebook
noun (plural: graders)
  1. A machine used in construction for flattening large surfaces
  2. One who grades, or that by means of which grading is done or facilitated.
  3. One who belongs to a certain grade at school.
    ''A first .
grade school Tweet Definition of grade school Like Definition of grade school on Facebook
noun
  1. An elementary school or primary school.
graduand Tweet Definition of graduand Like Definition of graduand on Facebook
noun
  1. A university student who has completed the requirements for, but has not yet been awarded, a particular degree.
graduate Tweet Definition of graduate Like Definition of graduate on Facebook
noun
  1. a person who is recognized by a university as having completed the requirements of a degree studied at the institution
  2. (context, US) a person who is recognized by a high school as having completed the requirements of a course of study at the school
verb (graduat, ing)
  1. (intransitive) to be recognized by a university as having completed the requirements of a degree studied at the institution
  2. (context, intransitive, US) to be recognized by a high school as having completed the requirements of a course of study at the school
  3. (intransitive) to become a graduate, such as at a ceremony of graduation or commencement
  4. (context, transitive, ergative) to certify (a student) as having earned a degree
  5. (transitive) to mark a scale on (something) so that it can be used for measuring
grammar school Tweet Definition of grammar school Like Definition of grammar school on Facebook
noun
  1. (archaic) A school that teaches its pupils the grammar system of a European language, especially Latin and Greek.
  2. (context, mostly UK) A secondary school that stresses academic over practical or vocational education, until recent times open to those pupils who had passed the 11-plus examination.
  3. elementary school, Elementary school.

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