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graduate

noun

1 graduate

A person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university).

synonyms: alum, alumna, alumnus, grad.

Roget 492: scholar, connoisseur, savant, pundit, schoolman, professor, graduate, wrangler; academician, academist; master of arts, doctor, licentitate, ... show more

Dutch: oud-leerling, afgestudeerde, abituriƫnt
Polish: absolwent, wychowanek



2 graduate

A measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts.

verb

1 graduate

Receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies.

Roget 23: be accordant etc. adj.; agree, accord, harmonize; correspond, tally, respond; meet, suit, fit, befit, ... show more

Roget 60: reduce to order, bring into order; introduce order into; rally.    arrange, dispose, place, form; put in order, set in order, place in order; set out, collocate, pack, ... show more

Roget 69: follow in a series, form a series etc. n.; fall in.    arrange in a series, collate etc. n.; string together, file, thread, graduate, ... show more

Roget 466: measure, mete; determine, assay; evaluate, value, assess, rate, appraise, estimate, form an estimate, set a value on; appreciate; standardize.    ... show more

Roget 539: learn; acquire knowledge, gain knowledge, receive knowledge, take in knowledge, drink in knowledge, imbibe knowledge, pick up knowledge, gather knowledge, get knowledge, obtain knowledge, collect knowledge, glean knowledge, glean information, ... show more

2 graduate

Confer an academic degree upon.

Dutch: afstuderen, gradueren

3 graduate

Make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring:
— Graduate a cylinder.

synonyms: calibrate, fine-tune.

Dutch: adjusteren, ijken

adjective

1 graduate

Of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree:
— Graduate courses.

synonym: postgraduate.


Moby thesaurus: Admirable Crichton, academic, adept, adjust, advance, aggrandize, alumna, alumnae, alumni, alumnus, ameliorate, amend, appraise, appreciate, artisan, artist, assay, assess, attache, authority ... show more.

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