- arrange in order, steps, or degrees, according to size,
quality, rank, etc.
2. To reduce to a level, or to an evenly progressive ascent, as the line of a canal or road. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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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] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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 — 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  … 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