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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. level, quality, class; rank, standing; gradation, slope, tilt, slant. See obliquity, degree.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [An incline]
Syn. hill, slope, inclined plane, gradient, slant, inclination, pitch, ascent, descent, obliquity, tangent, ramp, upgrade, acclivity, declivity, downgrade, climb, elevation, height; see also hill .
2. [An embankment]
Syn. fill, causeway, dike; see dam 1 .
3. [Rank or degree]
Syn. class, category, classification; see degree 2 .
4. [A division of a school]
Syn. class, standard, form, rank; see class 3 .
5. [*A hybrid]
Syn. mixture, mongrel, ordinary specimen; see hybrid .
make the grade*,
Syn. win, prosper, achieve; see succeed 1 .
v.
Syn. rate, give a grade to, assort; see rank 2 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. slope incline, gradient, slant, rise, pitch, ascent, descent.
2. rank status, standing, position, class, station, stage, increment, rating, mark.
II
v.
1. rank rate, evaluate, classify, sort, brand, order, label.
2. level flatten, smooth.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. One of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale: degree, level, peg, point, rung, stage, step. Informal: notch. See BIG. 2. Degree of excellence: caliber, class, quality. See BE, VALUE. 3. A division of persons or things by quality, rank, or grade: bracket, class, league, order, rank1, tier. See GROUP, VALUE. 4. Deviation from a particular direction: cant1, gradient, heel2, inclination, incline, lean1, list2, rake2, slant, slope, tilt, tip2. See RISE, STRAIGHT. II verb 1. To assign to a class or classes: categorize, class, classify, distribute, group, pigeonhole, place, range, rank1, rate1. See GROUP, VALUE. 2. To evaluate and assign a grade to: mark, score. See VALUE.

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