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1. degree

noun. ['dɪˈgriː'] a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality.

Synonyms

  • low
  • high
  • intensiveness
  • amplitude level
  • immoderation
  • extreme
  • moderateness
  • highness
  • caliber
  • immoderateness
  • intensity
  • calibre
  • sun protection factor
  • quality
  • grind
  • property
  • level
  • SPF
  • grade
  • intense
  • depth
  • mild
  • lowness

Antonyms

  • immoderation
  • moderation
  • low
  • mild
  • high

Etymology

  • degré (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word degree


1. Noun, singular or mass
Most clinical social workers must have a master's degree as well as a state license.

2. Adjective
Many associate and bachelor's degree programs can be completed online.

Quotes containing the word degree


1. The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving.
- Edwin Louis Cole

2. We were all born with a certain degree of power. The key to success is discovering this innate power and using it daily to deal with whatever challenges come our way.
- Les Brown

3. A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
- Stendhal

2. degree

noun. ['dɪˈgriː'] a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process.

Synonyms

  • tiptop
  • ultimateness
  • height
  • pinnacle
  • summit
  • end point
  • ladder
  • elevation
  • climax
  • state of the art
  • meridian
  • peak
  • ultimacy
  • standard of living
  • acme
  • extent
  • stage
  • top
  • resultant
  • standard of life
  • quickening
  • level
  • state
  • superlative
  • plane

Antonyms

  • immature
  • bottom out
  • minimum
  • maximum

Etymology

  • degré (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. degree

noun. ['dɪˈgriː'] an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study.

Synonyms

  • honoris causa
  • honours degree
  • honorary degree
  • doctorate
  • accolade
  • bachelor's degree
  • honor
  • baccalaureate
  • award
  • doctor's degree
  • law degree
  • academic degree
  • honour
  • master's degree
  • associate degree
  • honours
  • associate

Antonyms

  • unpointedness
  • inferior
  • proximate
  • lowness

Etymology

  • degré (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. degree

noun. ['dɪˈgriː'] a measure for arcs and angles.

Synonyms

  • angular unit
  • minute of arc
  • arcdegree
  • minute
  • arcminute
  • oxtant

Antonyms

  • tall
  • short
  • tallness
  • shortness

Etymology

  • degré (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. degree

noun. ['dɪˈgriː'] the highest power of a term or variable.

Synonyms

  • index
  • power
  • degree of a term
  • first degree
  • degree of a polynomial

Antonyms

  • end
  • beginning
  • undock
  • break

Etymology

  • degré (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. degree

noun. ['dɪˈgriː'] a unit of temperature on a specified scale.

Synonyms

  • degree centigrade
  • temperature unit
  • F
  • degree Celsius
  • degree Fahrenheit

Antonyms

  • lowland
  • natural depression
  • decrease
  • fall

Etymology

  • degré (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. degree

noun. ['dɪˈgriː'] the seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime).

Antonyms

  • node

Etymology

  • degré (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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