To give a degree
To receive a degree
To mark gradations
I graduate next month, so I'll let her know with an invitation.
I did graduate, though.
Massachusetts Bay had a large learned element; it is supposed that about 1640 there was an Oxford or Cambridge graduate to every 250 persons in the colony.
In 1879-1882 he lectured on theology at Andover Theological Seminary, and in 1883 at Harvard, where in 1895-1896 he conducted a graduate seminary in ethics.
I graduate next week and I'm going to take a week off and come see you - if you don't mind.