graduate graduate  /ˈɡræ dʒə wət/


  1. (n) a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
  2. (n) a measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts
  3. (v) receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies
  4. (v) confer an academic degree upon
  5. (v) make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
  6. (adj) of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree

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  1. Founded in 1919, the no-longer-new New School began as a nondegree institution aimed at adults, added a graduate school, and only later turned to undergraduate teaching.
  2. Last summer Congress knocked out draft deferments for all university graduate students except those who will be beyond one year of such work by next June or those pursuing medical.
  3. Of the 315 Shelbyville students who showed up for the first day of high school four years ago, only 215 are expected to graduate.


  1. I will graduate with $100,000 in loans

    I will graduate with $100,000 in loans
    on June 19, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Bonduel graduate named state FFA officer

    Reba McClone, a 2012 Bonduel High School graduate, was elected to the Wisconsin FFA officer team during the group's state convention June 10-13 in Madison.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Shawano Leader

  3. UA graduate receives National Fellowship

    A recent graduate of the UA was one of nine students from around the country to receive the Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Wildcat


  1. "It's very juvenile," Krzyzewski said when asked about it. "We have great kids. They go to school. They graduate. If we're going to be despised or hated because we go to school and we want to win, you know what? That's your problem."
    on Apr 5, 2010 By: Mike Krzyzewski Source: CNN

  2. "It's essential that all students strive to attend college -- and then succeed in their classes and, ultimately, graduate," Caperton said. "We're gratified to see that our country is moving increasingly toward being a nation of college...
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: Gaston Caperton Source: Washington Post

  3. "To be candid, we're waiting for NCLB to change," said June Atkinson, North Carolina's state schools superintendent. "Those numbers do not tell the story. Our mission is that 100 percent of our students will graduate from high school....
    on Oct 23, 2008 By: June Atkinson Source: FOXNews

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