Definitions for gradateˈgreɪ deɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gra•dateˈgreɪ deɪt(v.)-dat•ed, -dat•ing.

  1. (v.i.)to pass by gradual degrees, as one color into another.

  2. (v.t.)to cause to gradate.

  3. to arrange in grades.

Origin of gradate:

1745–55; back formation from gradation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gradate(verb)

    arrange according to grades

    "These lines are gradated"

  2. gradate(verb)

    pass imperceptibly from one degree, shade, or tone into another

    "The paint on these walls gradates but you don't see it"

Wiktionary

  1. gradate(Verb)

    To change imperceptibly from one gradation of tone etc. to another

  2. gradate(Verb)

    To arrange in order of grades

  3. gradate(Verb)

    To bring to a certain strength or grade of concentration.

    to gradate a saline solution

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gradate(verb)

    to grade or arrange (parts in a whole, colors in painting, etc.), so that they shall harmonize

  2. Gradate(verb)

    to bring to a certain strength or grade of concentration; as, to gradate a saline solution

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