graduated - Medical Definition[grăjˈo͞o-āˌtĭd]
graduated - Science Definition
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Variant of graduate
- a person who has completed a course of study at a school or college and has received a degree or diploma
- a flask, tube, or other container marked with a progressive series of degrees (lines or numbers or both) for measuring liquids or solids
Origin: from Midieval Latin graduatus, past participle of graduare, to graduate from Classical Latin gradus: see grade
- to give a degree or diploma to in recognition of the completion of a course of study at a school or college
- Informal to become a graduate of: to graduate college
- to mark (a flask, tube, gauge, etc.) with degrees for measuring
- to arrange or classify into grades according to amount, size, etc.
- to arrange in grades or stages: graduated income tax
- to become a graduate of a school or college
- to change, esp. advance, by degrees
- having been graduated from a school, college, etc.: a graduate engineer
- ☆ designating, of, for, or participating in instruction or research in various fields leading to degrees above the bachelor's: graduate courses, graduate students
- graduator noun
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