Degree

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Relative quantity.
<- N
PARAG:Degree->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ degree
degree
grade
extent
measure
amount
ratio
stint
standard
height
pitch
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ reach
reach
amplitude
range
scope
caliber
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ gradation
gradation
shade
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ tenor
tenor
compass
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sphere
sphere
station
rank
standing
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rate
rate
way
sort
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ point
point
mark
stage
&c.(term) 71
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ intensity
intensity
strength
&c.(greatness) 31
PARAG:Degree->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ comparative
comparative
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ gradual
gradual
shading off
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ within the bounds
within the bounds
&c.(limit) 233
PARAG:Degree->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ by degrees
by degrees
gradually
inasmuch
pro tanto
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ however
however
howsoever
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ step by step
step by step
bit by bit
little by little
inch by inch
drop by drop
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ a little at a time
a little at a time
by inches
by slow degrees
by degrees
by little and little
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in some degree
in some degree
in some measure
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ to some extent
to some extent
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ di grado in grado
di grado in grado

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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