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  Definition of degree
  1. a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate degree of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree"
  2. the seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime); "murder in the second degree"; "a second degree burn"
  3. the highest power of a term or variable
  4. an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"
  5. a measure for arcs and angles; "there are 360 degrees in a circle"
  6. a unit of temperature on a specified scale; "the game was played in spite of the 40-degree temperature"
  7. a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
Similar Words: grade, level, academic degree, arcdegree, stage, point

 

Hyponyms: quality, caliber, calibre, intensity, intensiveness, depth, high, low, extreme, amplitude level, moderation, moderateness, immoderation, immoderateness, degree of a term, degree of a polynomial, first degree, associate degree, associate, bachelor's degree, baccalaureate, honours, honours degree, master's degree, doctor's degree, doctorate, law degree, honorary degree, degree Centigrade, degree Celsius, C, degree Fahrenheit, F, ladder, acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, top, extent, resultant, end point, standard of living, standard of life, plane, state of the art, ultimacy, ultimateness, quickening, climax

 

Attributes: high, low, mild, intense

 

Part Meronyms: oxtant, sextant, quadrant, right angle

 

Anagrams: dredge

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: diploma and stepen   Catalan: grau and títol  
Croatian: diploma and stupanj   Dutch: graad  
Esperanto: titolo   Finnish: aste and oppiarvo  
French: degré and diplôme   German: Ausmaß and Diplom and Grad  
Greek: βαθμός and μοίρα   Hebrew: מידה and מעלה and תואר  
Italian: grado and laurea   Japanese: 学位 and and 度合  
Lithuanian: laipsnis   Polish: stopień and stopień naukowy  
Portuguese: diploma and grau   Slovak: stupeň and titul  
Slovene: stopinja   Spanish: grado and título  
Swedish: examen and grad  
 
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