- [noun] a body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy"
Synonyms: class, form
- [noun] a relative position or degree of value in a graded group; "lumber of the highest grade"
Synonyms: level, tier
- [noun] the gradient of a slope or road or other surface; "the road had a steep grade"
- [noun] one-hundredth of a right angle
- [noun] a degree of ablaut
- [noun] a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance); "she made good marks in algebra"; "grade A milk"; "what was your score on your homework?"
Synonyms: mark, score
- [noun] the height of the ground on which something stands; "the base of the tower was below grade"
Synonyms: ground level
- [noun] a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate degree of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree"
Synonyms: degree, level
- [noun] a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed
- [verb] assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
Synonyms: rate, rank, range, order, place
- [verb] level to the right gradient
- [verb] assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; "grade tests"; "score the SAT essays"; "mark homework"
Synonyms: score, mark
- [verb] determine the grade of or assign a grade to