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graduation Explained

graduation at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


graduation at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

1 [U] the time when you complete a university degree course or your education at an American high school: --After graduation Neil returned to Ohio.// --On graduation (=after completing a first degree) , Nancy became an art teacher.//
2 [U] a ceremony at which you receive a university degree or a diploma from an American high school: --graduation day//
3 [C] a mark on an instrument or container used for measuring:

graduation at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

48 Moby Thesaurus words for "graduation":
advance, advancement, aggrandizement, baccalaureate service, boost,
celebration, ceremonial, ceremony, commencement, convocation,
elevation, empty formality, ennoblement, exaltation, exercise,
exercises, formal, formality, function, gradation, grading,
graduation exercises, inaugural, inauguration, initiation,
knighting, liturgy, mummery, observance, office, passing,
pay raise, performance, preferment, promotion, raise,
religious ceremony, rise, rite, rite de passage, rite of passage,
ritual, service, shading, solemnity, solemnization, upgrading,

graduation at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Arrangement): {Making orderly}: arrangement, plan, preparation, disposal, disposition, collocation, allocation, distribution, sorting, assortment, allotment, apportionment, taxonomy, graduation, organization, grouping, tabulation, analysis, classification, clustering, division, digestion.

graduation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 [U] the act of successfully completing a university degree, or studies at an American HIGH SCHOOL:
It was my first job after graduation.
2 [U, C] a ceremony at which degrees, etc. are officially given out:
graduation day * My whole family came to my graduation.
The graduations are marked on the side of the flask.

Graduation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Graduation \Grad"u*a"tion\, n. [LL. graduatio promotion to a
degree: cf. F. graduation division into degrees.]
1. The act of graduating, or the state of being graduated;
as, graduation of a scale; graduation at a college;
graduation in color; graduation by evaporation; the
graduation of a bird's tail, etc.

2. The marks on an instrument or vessel to indicate degrees
or quantity; a scale.

3. The exposure of a liquid in large surfaces to the air, so
as to hasten its evaporation.

graduation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: the successful completion of a program of study
2: an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred [syn: {commencement},
{commencement exercise}, {commencement ceremony}, {graduation
3: a line (as on a vessel or ruler) that marks a measurement;
"the ruler had 16 graduations per inch"
4: the act of arranging in grades [syn: {gradation}]

graduation at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: a » GenAm Inter: IPA » /ˌɡɹædʒuˈeɪʃən/
  • Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • The action or process of graduating and receiving a diploma for completing a course of study (such as from an educational institution).
    1. A commencement ceremony.
    2. Inter: science » s A marking (i.e. on a container) indicating a measurement.
    3. The exposure of a liquid in large surfaces to the air, so as to hasten its evaporation.


      * Inter: sense » marking scale


      Inter: trans-top » the action or process of graduating

  • Arabic: Inter: Arab » تخرج (taxárruj)
  • Chinese: 畢業, 毕业 (bìyè)
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|promoce|f
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|valmistuminen
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Abschluss|m
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|graduazione|f
  • Japanese: 卒業 (そつぎょう, sotsugyō)

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Navajo: Inter: tø » nv|daʼiiłtááh
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|graduação|f
    • Russian: окончание учебного заведения (okončánije učébnogo zavédenija) {{n}}
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|ceumnachadh|m
    • Slovene: Inter: t- » sl|matura|f
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|mezuniyet

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » a commencement ceremony
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|毕业典礼|tr=bìyèdiǎnlǐ|sc=Hans
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|promoce|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|valmistujaiset

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Abschlussfeier|f
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|graduazione|f
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|ceumnachadh|m
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|mezuniyet, Inter: t- » tr|mezuniyet töreni

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » a marking (i.e. on a container) indicating a measurement
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|刻度|tr=kēdù|sc=Hans
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|asteikko

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|graduation|f
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|graduazione|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » ia: graduation
    • Inter: ttbc » es: graduación

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » graduation
    Translation: el » graduation
    Translation: eo » graduation
    Translation: fr » graduation
    Translation: ko » graduation
    Translation: io » graduation
    Translation: kn » graduation
    Translation: lo » graduation
    Translation: hu » graduation
    Translation: mg » graduation
    Translation: my » graduation
    Translation: ja » graduation
    Translation: pl » graduation
    Translation: ru » graduation
    Translation: ta » graduation
    Translation: te » graduation
    Translation: tr » graduation
    Translation: vi » graduation
    Translation: zh » graduation