Meaning of gradable


Pronunciation: (grā'du-bul), [key]
— adj.
  1. capable of being graded.
  2. (esp. of adjectives and adverbs) denoting a quality or state that can be present in varying degree or extent; capable of undergoing comparison or intensification, as heavy—heavier, cheerful—more cheerful, or tall—very tall, but not atomic or dental.
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