Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a person or thing that grades
- a pupil in a (specified) grade at a school [a fifth grader]: sometimes, in compounding, written -grader
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- One that grades, especially:a. One who grades students' work.b. A piece of heavy equipment used to level or smooth road or other surfaces to the desired gradient.
- A student in a specified class in an elementary, middle, or secondary school. Often used in combination: tenth graders.