Definition of Gradate

1. Verb. Arrange according to grades. "These lines are gradated"

Generic synonyms: Arrange, Set Up
Derivative terms: Gradation, Gradation



2. Verb. Pass imperceptibly from one degree, shade, or tone into another. "The paint on these walls gradates but you don't see it"
Generic synonyms: Change

Definition of Gradate

1. v. t. To grade or arrange (parts in a whole, colors in painting, etc.), so that they shall harmonize.

Definition of Gradate

1. Verb. To change imperceptibly from one gradation of tone etc. to another ¹

2. Verb. To arrange in order of grades ¹

3. Verb. (chemistry) To bring to a certain strength or grade of concentration. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gradate

1. to change by degrees [v -DATED, -DATING, -DATES]

Medical Definition of Gradate

1. 1. To grade or arrange (parts in a whole, colours in painting, etc), so that they shall harmonize. 2. To bring to a certain strength or grade of concentration; as, to gradate a saline solution. See: Grade. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gradate

graciousness
graciousnesses
grackle
grackles
grad
grad-shafranov equation
grad school
grad schools
grad student
grad students
gradability
gradable
gradable antonym
gradable opposition
gradables
gradate (current term)
gradated
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gradatim
gradating
gradation
gradational
gradationally
gradationed
gradationing
gradations
gradatories
gradatory
graddan
graddaned

Literary usage of Gradate

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1. Transactions of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1897)
"NATHAN BANKS. with scattered light brown dots, some of those near the base darker brown : these dots give off indistinct oblique clouds, gradate ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1894)
"... the base of the second branch of radius, both series of gradate veins, the base of the veinlets given off from the second branch of radius, ..."

3. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1904)
"This species fails in Banks' Group II, Section A,f and is allied *In the outer gradate series I include the outer of the two transverse veins connecting the ..."

4. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1902)
"... but the edge is blackish and interrupted as in the anterior, sometimes forming vague indications of costal and apical spots : gradate ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Same as gradual, 2. gradate (gra'dat), г.; prĂȘt, and pp. gradated, .... If you cannot gradate well with pure black Hues, you will never gradate well with ..."

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