What does graduated mean?

Definitions for graduated
ˈgrædʒ uˌeɪ tɪdgrad·u·at·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. calibrated, graduatedadjective

    marked with or divided into degrees

    "a calibrated thermometer"

  2. gradational, gradatory, graduatedadjective

    taking place by degrees


  1. Graduatedadjective

    Having visible marks and numbers at vertical intervals, permitting one to estimate the quantitity of material contained; -- of vessels, most commonly those used in laboratories for containing liquids. See graduated cylinder, etc., below.


  1. graduatedadjective

    In steps.

  2. graduatedadjective

    Having a university degree; having completed training.

  3. graduatedadjective

    Marked with graduations.

  4. graduatedadjective

    Arranged by grade, level, degree.

  5. graduatedadjective

    Increasing in rate with the taxable base.

  6. graduatedadjective

    Of a tail, having successively longer feathers towards the middle.


  1. graduated

    Graduated refers to successfully completing a course or level of study, especially a degree or diploma at a university or higher institution. It may also refer to an incremental scale or a series that increases in stages or systematic degree variations. This term can be used in multiple contexts such as education, measurement, tax structure etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Graduated

    of Graduate

  2. Graduatedadjective

    marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades

  3. Graduatedadjective

    tapered; -- said of a bird's tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of graduated in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of graduated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of graduated in a Sentence

  1. Sunny Hostin:

    If a Black woman graduated from Harvard and graduated from Harvard Law School, even in spite of sort of the institutional racism, the systemic racism that occurs in this country, that is just part of the very fabric of this country, she’s probably overqualified for any of these positions and that is just the truth of it.

  2. Craig Motlong:

    My grandmother worked at the John Hancock Insurance Company, and was asked to leave when she got married. This was during the Depression. My mom graduated from college and had two career options, really – teacher or psychotherapist.

  3. Christopher Smith:

    I did think about working directly in a charitable organization, but I do not, or did not when I graduated at least, have the skills that would allow me to do that very well.

  4. Tommy Boy:

    Tommy Did you hear I graduated Richard Yeah and just a shade under a decade. All right. Tommy You know a lot of people go to college for seven years. Richard I know, they're called doctors.

  5. Grace Vokoun:

    autism makes us special in are own way I can create art just like you. I can become homecoming queen just like you. I graduated hign school just like you. so if I can do things just like you why do you treat me different.

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