grade grade  /ˈɡreɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a body of students who are taught together
  2. (n) a relative position or degree of value in a graded group
  3. (n) the gradient of a slope or road or other surface
  4. (n) one-hundredth of a right angle
  5. (n) a degree of ablaut
  6. (n) a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance)
  7. (n) the height of the ground on which something stands
  8. (n) a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
  9. (n) a variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed
  10. (v) assign a rank or rating to
  11. (v) level to the right gradient
  12. (v) assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
  13. (v) determine the grade of or assign a grade to

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Instead of demanding lockstep, grade-level achievement, schools in some states could meet the NCLB goals by demonstrating adequate student growth.
  2. Jessica Cohn, 3rd grade teacher.
  3. Some lean on eighth-grade laps as they listen.

News

  1. 6th grade teacher admits sex with boy

    A former sixth-grade teacher and mother of two pleaded guilty to having sex with a student, Southern California authorities said Friday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Former 6th grade teacher admits sex with boy

    A former sixth-grade teacher and mother of two pleaded guilty to having sex with a student, Southern California authorities said Friday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. High Grade Drill Intercepts at Julie and Josephine North, Wa Gold Project

    High Grade Drill Intercepts at Julie and Josephine North, Wa Gold Project
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. The doctor who operated on Kennedy said at the time that surgery is reserved for those with more than 70 per cent blockage, and Kennedy had "a very high-grade blockage."
    on May 17, 2007 By: Edward Kennedy Source: 940 News

  2. "I just keep thinking back to like when you're in second grade and you sing at your talent show for the first time. People joke around and they say, 'Oh maybe we'll see you at the Grammys someday.' But that seems like an impossible dream,"...
    on Jan 31, 2010 By: Taylor Swift Source: Access Hollywood

  3. "They are enormous role models for everybody," Specter said. "If you can cheat in the NFL, you can cheat in college, you can cheat in high school, you can cheat on your grade-school math test. There's no limit as to what you can do. I think...
    on May 14, 2008 By: Arlen Specter Source: USA Today

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