Definition of Graduated

1. Adjective. Marked with or divided into degrees. "A calibrated thermometer"

Exact synonyms: Calibrated
Participles: Calibrate, Calibrate

2. Adjective. Taking place by degrees.
Exact synonyms: Gradational, Gradatory
Similar to: Gradual
Derivative terms: Gradation, Gradation

Definition of Graduated

1. a. Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades.

Definition of Graduated

1. Verb. (past of graduate) ¹

2. Adjective. (obsolete) In steps. ¹

3. Adjective. Having a university degree; having completed training. ¹

4. Adjective. Marked with graduations. ¹

5. Adjective. Arranged by grade, level, degree. ¹

6. Adjective. (taxation) Increasing in rate with the taxable base. ¹

7. Adjective. (ornithology) Of a tail, having successively longer feathers towards the middle. ¹

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Definition of Graduated

1. graduate [v] - See also: graduate

Medical Definition of Graduated

1. 1. Marked with, or divided into, degrees; divided into grades. 2. Tapered; said of a bird's tail when the outer feathers are shortest, and the others successively longer. Graduated tube, bottle, cap, or glass, a vessel, usually of glass, having horizontal marks upon its sides, with figures, to indicate the amount of the contents at the several levels. Graduated spring, a combination of metallic and rubber springs. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Graduated

graduate engineer
graduate engineers
graduate nurse
graduate nurses
graduate school
graduate schools
graduate student
graduate students
graduated (current term)
graduated compress
graduated cylinder
graduated pipette
graduated table
graduated tenotomy
graduates nurse
graduation exercise

Literary usage of Graduated

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biennial Report (1904)
"Kelso, ZC, Gage; Cincinnati Col of Med. and Surg., graduated July 3, 1871. ... Koons, RF, El Reno; U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, graduated June 20,1901. ..."

2. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Tbc graduated contribution Is the same for men and women. Employed married women, and widows receiving certain benefits, are still able to choose not to pay ..."

3. Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography by James Grant Wilson, John Fiske (1898)
"He studied philosophy and theology in the university of his native city, and was about to lie graduated in law when the revolution against the Spanish ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"... provided, that said license shall be graduated according to the gross income of the persons, firms or corporations required to pay such license, ..."

5. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"He graduated in 1869 at the Columbian College, Washington, DC, ... He graduated at Oxford with high honours in 1831, and associated himself with Newman in ..."

6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"He was graduated at Jefferson College, 1834; studied for a year in the Western Theological Seminary, Allegheny, Pa.; was licensed in 1836; and was from 1837 ..."

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