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Noun: grading  grey-ding
  1. The act of arranging in a graduated series
    - scaling
  2. Changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface
    - leveling [US], levelling [Brit, Cdn]
  3. Evaluation of performance by assigning a grade or score
    "what he disliked about teaching was all the grading he had to do";
    - marking, scoring
Verb: grade  greyd
  1. Assign a rank or rating to
    "The restaurant is graded highly in the food guide";
    - rate, rank, range, order, place
  2. Level to the right gradient
  3. Assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
    "grade tests";
    - score, mark
  4. Determine the grade of or assign a grade to

Derived forms: gradings

Type of: appraise, assess, assort, building, class, classify, construction, evaluate, evaluation, even, even out, flush, judge, level, measure, order, ordering, pass judgment, rating, scope, separate, sort, sort out, valuate, value

Encyclopedia: Grading

Grade, Lord