Antonyms

1. honorary

adjective. ['ˈɑːnɝˌɛri'] given as an honor without the normal duties.

Antonyms

  • attained

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Example sentences of the word honorary-degree


1. Noun Phrase
Research from which college or university you would like to receive an honorary degree.

2. Noun Phrase
This has caused some to criticize the practice because it appears that an individual can buy an honorary degree.

3. Noun Phrase
Universities typically award honorary degrees to individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the school or to society.

4. Noun Phrase
Both the recipient and honoring institution can reap benefits from an honorary degree being awarded.

2. 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))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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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