Synonyms of degree


1. degree, grade, level, property

usage: a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality; "a moderate grade of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree"

2. degree, level, stage, point, state

usage: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process; "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"

3. academic degree, degree, award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels

usage: an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study; "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"

4. degree, arcdegree, angular unit

usage: a measure for arcs and angles; "there are 360 degrees in a circle"

5. degree, exponent, power, index

usage: the highest power of a term or variable

6. degree, temperature unit

usage: a unit of temperature on a specified scale; "the game was played in spite of the 40-degree temperature"

7. degree, magnitude

usage: the seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime); "murder in the second degree"; "a second degree burn"

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