Gradable



[grey-duh-buh l] /ˈgreɪ də bəl/

adjective
1.
capable of being .
2.
Grammar. (especially 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.
/ˈɡreɪdəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being graded
2.
(linguistics) denoting or relating to a word in whose meaning there is some implicit relationship to a standard: “big” and “small” are gradable adjectives
noun
3.
(linguistics) a word of this kind

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