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Adjective: graduated  'gra-joo,ey-tid
  1. Marked with or divided into degrees
    "a graduated thermometer";
    - calibrated
  2. Taking place by degrees
    - gradational, gradatory
Verb: graduate  gra-ju-wut
  1. Receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies; completion of a course or training
    "She graduated in 1990"
  2. Confer an academic degree upon
    "This school graduates 2,000 students each year"
  3. Make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
    "graduate a cylinder";
    - calibrate, fine-tune

See also: calibrate, gradual

Type of: adjust, bestow, confer, correct, have, receive, set

Encyclopedia: Graduated