a school, usually a division of a university, offering courses leading to degrees more advanced than the bachelor’s degree.
[noun, adjective graj-oo-it, -eyt; verb graj-oo-eyt] /noun, adjective ˈgrædʒ u ɪt, -ˌeɪt; verb ˈgrædʒ uˌeɪt/ noun 1. a person who has received a degree or diploma on completing a course of study, as in a university, college, or school. 2. a student who holds the bachelor’s or the first professional degree and is studying for […]
[graj-oo-ey-shuh n] /ˌgrædʒ uˈeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. an act of ; the state of being . 2. the ceremony of conferring degrees or diplomas, as at a college or school. 3. arrangement in degrees, levels, or ranks. /ˌɡrædjʊˈeɪʃən/ noun 1. the act of graduating or the state of being graduated 2. the ceremony at which […]
[grey-duh s] /ˈgreɪ dəs/ noun, plural graduses. Music. 1. a work consisting wholly or in part of exercises of increasing difficulty. [grey-duh s] /ˈgreɪ dəs/ noun, plural graduses. 1. a dictionary of prosody, especially one that gives word quantities and poetic phrases and that is intended to aid students in the writing of Latin and […]
- Gradus ad parnassum
Latin, literally “A Step to Parnassus,” mountain sacred to Apollo and the Muses, title of a dictionary of prosody used in English public schools for centuries as a guide to Roman poetry. The book dates from the 1680s.