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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

    SYNONYMS

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

       amount, extent, measure, magnitude, intensity, strength

       proportion, ratio

 2. persons of unequal degree

  SYNONYMS    

     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

SYNONYMS

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

piecemeal

rare

inchmeal, gradatim

ANTONYMS

suddenly, all at once

to a degree

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