Synonyms of graduate


1. alumnus, alumna, alum, graduate, grad, scholar, scholarly person, bookman, student

usage: a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)

2. graduate, measuring instrument, measuring system, measuring device

usage: a measuring instrument for measuring fluid volume; a glass container (cup or cylinder or flask) whose sides are marked with or divided into amounts


1. graduate, receive, have

usage: receive an academic degree upon completion of one's studies; "She graduated in 1990"

2. graduate, confer, bestow

usage: confer an academic degree upon; "This school graduates 2,000 students each year"

3. calibrate, graduate, fine-tune, adjust, set, correct

usage: make fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring; "calibrate an instrument"; "graduate a cylinder"


1. graduate(prenominal), postgraduate, high (vs. low)

usage: of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree; "graduate courses"

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