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Another word for degree

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Noun
  1. One of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale

      1. A V-shaped cut.
      2. Such a cut used for keeping a record.
      3. A narrow pass between mountains.
      1. The single complete movement of raising one foot and putting it down in another spot, as in walking.
      2. A manner of walking; a particular gait.
      3. A fixed rhythm or pace, as in marching:
      1. A raised and level floor or platform.
      2. A raised platform on which theatrical performances are presented.
      3. An area in which actors perform.
      1. A rod or bar forming a step of a ladder.
      2. A crosspiece between the legs of a chair.
      3. The spoke in a wheel.
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. A small cylindrical or tapered pin, as of wood, used to fasten things or plug a hole.
      2. A similar pin forming a projection that may be used as a support or boundary marker.
      3. One of the pins of a stringed instrument that are turned to tighten or slacken the strings so as to regulate their pitch.
      1. Relative position or rank on a scale:
      2. A relative degree, as of achievement, intensity, or concentration:
      3. A natural or proper position, place, or stage:
      1. A stage or degree in a process.
      2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity:
      3. An accepted level or standard.
    See also:

    big

  2. Relative intensity or amount, as of a quality or attribute

      1. A part or amount considered in relation to a whole:
      2. A relationship between things or parts of things with respect to comparative magnitude, quantity, or degree:
      3. A relationship between quantities such that if one varies then another varies in a manner dependent on the first:
      1. A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties:
      2. A unit specified by a scale, such as an inch, or by variable conditions, such as a day's march.
      3. A system of measurement, such as the metric system.
      1. Greatness of rank or position:
      2. Greatness in size or extent:
      3. Greatness in significance or influence:
      1. The range, magnitude, or distance over which a thing extends:
      2. The degree to which a thing extends:
      3. An extensive space or area:
    See also:

    big

Another word for degree

Noun
  1. One in a series used for measurement

      1. To be frugal or economical in providing something; hold back:
      2. To stop or desist.
      3. To restrict (someone) in what is provided or allowed:
      1. An interval of time characterized by the occurrence of a certain condition, event, or phenomenon:
      2. An interval of time characterized by the prevalence of a specified culture, ideology, or technology:
      3. An interval regarded as a distinct evolutionary or developmental phase:
      1. Relation in degree or number between two similar things.
      2. The relative value of silver and gold in a currency system that is bimetallic.
      3. A relationship between two quantities, normally expressed as the quotient of one divided by the other; for example, the ratio of 7 to 4 can be written 7:4 or 7/4. A ratio can often also be expressed as a decimal or percentage.
      1. A series or flight of steps; a staircase.
      2. One of a flight of steps.
      1. One of a series of rows placed one above another:
      2. A rank or class.
      3. To arrange (something) into or rise in tiers:
      1. One of the rings or loops forming a chain.
      2. A unit in a connected series of units:
      3. A unit in a transportation or communications system.
      1. A limited or established period of time that something is supposed to last, as a school or court session, tenure in public office, or a prison sentence.
      2. A point in time at which something ends; termination:
      3. The end of a normal gestation period:
      1. A V-shaped cut.
      2. Such a cut used for keeping a record.
      3. A narrow pass between mountains.
      1. A rod or bar forming a step of a ladder.
      2. A crosspiece between the legs of a chair.
      3. The spoke in a wheel.
      1. The distance between the two rails of a railroad.
      2. The distance between two wheels on an axle.
      3. The interior diameter of a shotgun barrel as determined by the number of lead balls of a size exactly fitting the barrel that are required to make one pound. Often used in combination:
      1. Relative position or rank on a scale:
      2. A relative degree, as of achievement, intensity, or concentration:
      3. A natural or proper position, place, or stage:
      1. A raised and level floor or platform.
      2. A raised platform on which theatrical performances are presented.
      3. An area in which actors perform.
      1. A surface containing all the straight lines that connect any two points on it.
      2. A flat or level surface.
      3. A level of development, existence, or achievement:
      1. A geometric figure formed by a point moving along a fixed direction and the reverse direction.
      2. A thin continuous mark, as that made by a pen, pencil, or brush applied to a surface.
      3. A similar mark cut or scratched into a surface.
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
      2. Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
      3. The part of a picture or photograph depicting darkness or shadow.
      1. A measure of spatial extent, especially width, height, or length.
      2. Extent or magnitude; scope:
      3. Aspect; element:
      1. The physical dimensions, proportions, magnitude, or extent of an object.
      2. Any of a series of graduated categories of dimension whereby manufactured articles, such as shoes and clothing, are classified.
      3. Considerable extent, amount, or dimensions:
      1. A series of gradual, successive stages or degrees:
      2. One of these stages or degrees:
      3. A gradual or barely perceptible change from one tone or shade, as of color, to another.
      1. The act of measuring or the process of being measured.
      2. A system of measuring:
      3. The dimension, quantity, or capacity determined by measuring:
      1. A set of elements or points satisfying specified geometric postulates:
      2. The infinite extension of the three-dimensional region in which all matter exists.
      3. The expanse in which the solar system, stars, and galaxies exist; the universe.
      1. A space between objects, points, or units, especially when making uniform amounts of separation:
      2. An amount of time between events, especially of uniform duration separating events in a series:
      3. A segment of an athletic workout in which an athlete runs, swims, or does other exercise over a series of predetermined distances at regular time increments with intermittent rests.
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. The single complete movement of raising one foot and putting it down in another spot, as in walking.
      2. A manner of walking; a particular gait.
      3. A fixed rhythm or pace, as in marching:
      1. A stage or degree in a process.
      2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity:
      3. An accepted level or standard.
      1. A reference standard or sample used for the quantitative comparison of properties:
      2. A unit specified by a scale, such as an inch, or by variable conditions, such as a day's march.
      3. A system of measurement, such as the metric system.
    See also:

    division

  2. An expression of relative excellence, attainment, etc.

      1. The state of being first or foremost.
      2. The office, rank, or province of primate.
      1. A quantity measured with respect to another measured quantity:
      2. A measure of a part with respect to a whole; a proportion:
      3. The cost per unit of a commodity or service:
      1. Position relative to that of others; standing:
      2. High standing; prestige:
      3. The legal character or condition of a person or thing:
      1. A group of persons or things of the same general character; a kind.
      2. Character or nature:
      3. One that exemplifies the characteristics of or serves a similar function to another:
      1. A raised and level floor or platform.
      2. A raised platform on which theatrical performances are presented.
      3. An area in which actors perform.
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
      2. Any of various natural bitumens, such as mineral pitch or asphalt.
      3. A resin derived from the sap of various coniferous trees, as the pines.
      1. The diameter of the inside of a round cylinder, such as a tube.
      2. The diameter of the bore of a firearm, usually shown in hundredths or thousandths of an inch and expressed in writing or print in terms of a decimal fraction:
      3. The diameter of a large projectile, such as an artillery shell, measured in millimeters or in inches.
      1. The range of one's perceptions, thoughts, or actions:
      2. The opportunity or possibility to function or be active:
      3. The extent of a given activity or subject that is involved, treated, or relevant:
      1. The state or quality of being serious.
      1. Exceptionally great concentration, power, or force.
      2. The amount or degree of strength of electricity, light, heat, or sound per unit area or volume.
      3. The strength of a color, especially the degree to which it lacks its complementary color.
      1. To stretch out or put forth (a body part); extend:
      2. To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending:
      3. To arrive at; attain:
      1. The state or quality of being strong; physical power or capacity:
      2. The capacity to resist attack; impregnability:
      3. The capacity to resist strain or stress; durability:
      1. Status with respect to rank, reputation, or position in society or a profession:
      2. High reputation; esteem:
      3. Continuance in time; duration:
      1. Greatness of rank or position:
      2. Greatness in size or extent:
      3. Greatness in significance or influence:
      1. Greatness of size; magnitude.
      2. Fullness; copiousness.
      3. Breadth or range, as of intelligence.
      1. A specified or indefinite number or amount:
      2. A considerable amount or number:
      3. An exact amount or number:
      1. A device used to determine geographic direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle or needles horizontally mounted or suspended and free to pivot until aligned with the earth's magnetic field.
      2. Another device, such as a radio compass or a gyrocompass, used for determining geographic direction.
      3. A V-shaped device for describing circles or circular arcs and for taking measurements, consisting of a pair of rigid, end-hinged legs, one of which is equipped with a pen, pencil, or other marker and the other with a sharp point providing a pivot about which the drawing leg is turned.
      1. A part or amount considered in relation to a whole:
      2. A relationship between things or parts of things with respect to comparative magnitude, quantity, or degree:
      3. A relationship between quantities such that if one varies then another varies in a manner dependent on the first:
      1. A number or grouping of things in the same category or within specified limits:
      2. An amount or extent of variation:
      3. The gamut of tones that a voice or instrument is capable of producing.
      1. The quality or condition of being potent.
      2. Inherent capacity for growth and development; potentiality.
      1. The state, quality, or fact of being long.
      2. The measurement of the extent of something along its greatest dimension:
      3. A piece, often of a standard size, that is normally measured along its greatest dimension:
      1. A wide and open extent, as of surface, land, or sky.
      2. Expansion.
      3. The distance or amount of expansion.
      1. The distance from the base of something to the top.
      2. Elevation above a given level, as of the sun or a star above the horizon; altitude.
      3. The condition or attribute of being relatively or sufficiently high or tall:
      1. Serving as or conforming to an established or accepted measurement or value:
      2. Widely recognized or employed as a model of authority or excellence:
      3. Acceptable but of less than top quality:
      1. The application of techniques or technology to the production of new goods or services.
      2. The business of constructing buildings or otherwise altering land for new uses.
      3. A significant event, occurrence, or change:
      1. An inherent or distinguishing characteristic; a property:
      2. A personal trait, especially a character trait:
      3. Essential character; nature:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. A relative position in a society.
      2. An official position or grade:
      3. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
      1. A place or position where a person or thing stands or is assigned to stand; a post:
      2. An area where a person is assigned to work.
      3. The place, building, or establishment from which a service is provided or operations are directed:
      1. The range, magnitude, or distance over which a thing extends:
      2. The degree to which a thing extends:
      3. An extensive space or area:
    See also:

    rank