from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A graduate of a school or college.
  • noun A student studying for a graduate degree, such as a PhD.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A graduate.
  • noun In petrography, in the quantitative system of classification (1902) (see rock), a division of igneous rocks lower than the subrang.
  • noun An abbreviation of the Latin gradatim, by degrees.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Short form of graduate.
  • noun Short form of graduation.
  • abbreviation gradian

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun one-hundredth of a right angle
  • noun a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)


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