alumnus, alumna, alum, graduate, grad(noun)
a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
a measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts
of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree
receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies
"She graduated in 1990"
confer an academic degree upon
"This school graduates 2,000 students each year"
calibrate, graduate, fine-tune(verb)
make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
"calibrate an instrument"; "graduate a cylinder"
A person who is recognized by a university as having completed the requirements of a degree studied at the institution
A person who is recognized by a high school as having completed the requirements of a course of study at the school
A graduated (marked) cup or other container, thus fit for measuring
To be recognized by a school or university as having completed the requirements of a degree studied at the institution. See note on u201Cfromu201D usage.
To certify (a student) as having earned a degree
Indiana University graduated the student.
To mark a scale on (something) so that it can be used for measuring
To change gradually
graduated, arranged by degrees
holding an academic degree
relating to an academic degree
to mark with degrees; to divide into regular steps, grades, or intervals, as the scale of a thermometer, a scheme of punishment or rewards, etc
to admit or elevate to a certain grade or degree; esp., in a college or university, to admit, at the close of the course, to an honorable standing defined by a diploma; as, he was graduated at Yale College
to prepare gradually; to arrange, temper, or modify by degrees or to a certain degree; to determine the degrees of; as, to graduate the heat of an oven
to bring to a certain degree of consistency, by evaporation, as a fluid
to pass by degrees; to change gradually; to shade off; as, sandstone which graduates into gneiss; carnelian sometimes graduates into quartz
to taper, as the tail of certain birds
to take a degree in a college or university; to become a graduate; to receive a diploma
one who has received an academical or professional degree; one who has completed the prescribed course of study in any school or institution of learning
a graduated cup, tube, or flask; a measuring glass used by apothecaries and chemists. See under Graduated
arranged by successive steps or degrees; graduated
Origin: [See Graduate, n. & v.]
"Graduate" is a song by Third Eye Blind and written by Stephan Jenkins and Kevin Cadogan. The B-side, "Horror Show", was written by Jenkins and Cadogan as well and later released on the "How's It Going to Be" single in 1998. It reached number 26 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart in the U.S, and number 14 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart. Additionally, it was featured in the 1998 film Can't Hardly Wait starring Seth Green and Jennifer Love Hewitt. The band played this at the American Music Awards in 1998, changing some of the lyrics to "can I masturbate" in place of "can I graduate."
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Graduate' in Nouns Frequency: #1906
The numerical value of Graduate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Graduate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It was always important to me to graduate.
She was one of our better graduate students, I thought.
The wit of a graduate student is like champagne. Canadian champagne.
So in my uncertainty, I went to graduate school and there it all happened.
We never heard anything about her being mentally ill. She was about to graduate.
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Translations for Graduate
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- درج, تخرجArabic
- promovat, absolventCzech
- Absolvent, Absolventin, graduieren, absolvieren, Graduierte, GraduierterGerman
- graduados, graduada, graduadoSpanish
- valmistua, ylioppilasFinnish
- licenciée, licencié, diplômé, diplômer, diplôméeFrench
- ceumnaichScottish Gaelic
- diplomarsi, laurearsi, diplomato, laureata, diplomata, laureatoItalian
- 目盛る, 卒業, 卒業生Japanese
- suscipere, admittere, graduata, adipisci, graduatusLatin
- abituriënt, afstuderen, afgestudeerde, gradueren, promoverenDutch
- graduar, diplomar, formar, graduado, [[formar]]-[[se]]Portuguese
- выпускник, градуировать, дипломантка, дипломировать, выпускница, дипломант, окончитьRussian
- tốt nghiệpVietnamese
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