Definitions for graduatedˈgrædʒ uˌeɪ tɪd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
grad•u•at•edˈgrædʒ uˌeɪ tɪd(adj.)
characterized by or arranged in degrees, as according to height, depth, or difficulty.
marked with divisions or units of measurement.
Category: Weights and Measures
(of a tax) increasing along with the taxable base:
a graduated income tax.
Origin of graduated:
marked with or divided into degrees
"a calibrated thermometer"
gradational, gradatory, graduated(adj)
taking place by degrees
Having a university degree; having completed training.
Marked with graduations.
Arranged by grade, level, degree.
Increasing in rate with the taxable base.
Of a tail, having successively longer feathers towards the middle.
marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades
tapered; -- said of a bird's tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer