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grade

grade

 
pronunciation:
greId
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a level, degree, or rank in a scale.
These are the top grade of eggs.
synonyms:
level, quality, rank, status
similar words:
class, degree, rate, stage, station, step
definition 2: a rank of students in a school based on the age of children, or all the students in a school who are in that rank.
Chris is in second grade.The whole sixth grade went to the museum yesterday.
similar words:
class
Word History
The word grade comes from a Latin word that means "a step" or "a degree."
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  education, measurement, number, school
Word Parts
The word grade contains the following part:
grad, -grade Latin root that means go, step, degree