Definition of Gradable

1. Adjective. Capable of being graded (for quality or rank or size etc.).




Definition of Gradable

1. Adjective. Able to form degrees or grades. ¹

2. Noun. (linguistics) A word that can be inflected to specify the degree or grade of something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gradable

1. grade [adj] - See also: grade

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gradable

gracioso
graciosos
gracious
graciously
graciousness
graciousnesses
grackle
grackles
grad
grad-shafranov equation
grad school
grad schools
grad student
grad students
gradability
gradable (current term)
gradable antonym
gradable opposition
gradables
gradate
gradated
gradates
gradatim
gradating
gradation
gradational
gradationally
gradationed
gradationing
gradations

Literary usage of Gradable

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Second, many participial adjectives do not take yen' and do not compare because their meaning is such that they are not what Quirk calls “gradable”: they ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1904)
"As on other occasions very competent persons have estimated this to be as much as should be expected, and as intelligence is about the most easily gradable ..."

3. Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups by Harvey Daniels (2002)
"... so many teachers have clung to the role sheets far beyond their usefulness is because they look like official schoolwork and are eminently gradable. ..."

4. Value and Distribution: A Critical and Constructive Study by Herbert Joseph Davenport (1908)
"... these differences in entrepreneur relation would still exist. But, in truth, most goods are not so gradable ; even wheat is so only arbitrarily ..."

5. Literacy Work Stations: Making Centers Workby Debbie Diller by Debbie Diller (2003)
"Many teachers have tried to make everything students do at literacy work stations result in some kind of tangible, gradable product. ..."

6. Fair Isn't Always Equal: Assessing and Grading in the Differentiated Classroom by Rick Wormeli (2006)
"If we think that in a particular subject participation is gradable, then we have to agree on a standard of excellence for participation. ..."

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