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

2) made level or less steep

graded land


English dictionary. 2014.

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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 — [[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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