graded
graded graded adj. 1. ordered by some quantitative ranking; as, Reading tests of graded difficulty.

Syn: ordered, ranked. [WordNet 1.5]

2. leveled and drained but not paved; -- of roads.

Syn: graveled. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • graded — graded; un·graded; non·graded; …   English syllables

  • graded — grad|ed [ greıdəd ] adjective 1. ) consisting of a series in which each thing is slightly more difficult, slightly better, slightly stronger, etc. than the next: tests that measured the response to graded doses of the drug graded textbooks 2. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • graded — UK [ˈɡreɪdɪd] / US [ˈɡreɪdəd] adjective 1) consisting of a series in which each thing is slightly more difficult, slightly better, slightly stronger etc than the next tests that measured the response to graded doses of the drug graded textbooks… …   English dictionary

  • graded — [[t]gre͟ɪdɪd[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n In this dictionary, a graded adjective or adverb is one which is sometimes used with an adverb or phrase indicating degree. Clever is an example of a graded adjective …   English dictionary

  • Graded — Grade Grade, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Graded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Grading}.] 1. To arrange in order, steps, or degrees, according to size, quality, rank, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. To reduce to a level, or to an evenly progressive ascent, as the line of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • graded — grad|ed [ˈgreıdıd] adj designed to suit different levels of learning ▪ graded coursebooks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • graded — adjective designed to suit different levels of learning: graded coursebooks …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • graded —    An engineering term pertaining to a soil or an unconsolidated sediment consisting of particles of several or many sizes or having a uniform or equable distribution of particles from coarse to fine [6] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • graded — Synonyms and related words: aligned, arranged, arrayed, assorted, cataloged, categorized, classified, composed, constituted, disposed, filed, fixed, grouped, harmonized, hierarchic, indexed, marshaled, methodized, normalized, on file, ordered,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • graded — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. sorted, ranked, grouped; see classified …   English dictionary for students

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