Degree Synonym and Antonyms by Oxford Dictionary |


Degree Synonym and Antonyms

What is Degree ?

A degree is an award given based on completion of a series of requirements. Most students attend the University to earn a degree. In simplified terms, a degree is an award given based on completion of specific requirements.

Definitions :

1. The amount, level, or extent to which something happens or is present.

    ‘a degree of caution is probably wise’

2.  A unit of measurement of angles, one ninetieth of a right angle or the angle subtended by one three-hundred-and-sixtieth of the circumference of a circle.

   ‘set at an angle of 45 degrees’

3. A unit in any of various scales of temperature, intensity, or hardness.

    ‘water boils at 100 degrees Celsius’   

Degree Synonym :

  1. those who have achieved a considerable degree of economic stability


       level, stage, point, rung, standard, grade, gradation, mark

       amount, extent, measure, magnitude, intensity, strength

       proportion, ratio

 2. persons of unequal degree


     social class, social status, rank, position in society, standing in society

    dated station

    estate, condition 

Phrases :

by degrees

rivalries and prejudice were by degrees fading out


gradually, little by little, bit by bit, inch by inch, by stages, step by step, day by day,      slowly, slowly but surely



inchmeal, gradatim


suddenly, all at once

to a degree

to a degree, it is possible to educate oneself


to some extent, to a certain extent, up to a point, to a limited extent

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