grade
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grade(
greyd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (educational achievement)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la nota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I got the highest grade on the Spanish exam.Obtuve la nota más alta en el examen de español.
b. la calificación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Her grades have been improving.Sus calificaciones han estado mejorando.
2. (scholastic level)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el grado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The fourth-grade students won the math competition.Los alumnos de cuarto grado ganaron el concurso de matemáticas.
b. el curso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
What grade is your daughter in?¿En qué curso está tu hija?
3. (quality)
a. la calidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We bought some grade-A meat.Compramos carne de la mejor calidad.
4. (military rank)
a. el grado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It's not possible to tell someone's grade just by looking at their insignia.No es posible saber el grado de alguien solo con mirar su insignia.
b. el rango
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In the military, your pay increases with your grade.En el ejército, tu salario aumenta con tu rango.
5. (gradient)
a. la cuesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Remember to downshift when going up a grade.Acuérdate de cambiar a una velocidad inferior cuando vas cuesta arriba.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to correct)
a. calificar
It took me an hour to grade the exams.Me tomó una hora calificar los exámenes.
b. corregir
It's the teacher's assistants who grade our tests, not the professor.Son los asistentes al profesor los que corrigen nuestros exámenes, no el profesor.
7. (to categorize)
a. clasificar
Wool is graded according to the fineness of the fiber.La lana se clasifica según lo fino de la fibra.
8. (to flatten)
a. nivelar
They graded the land before building the house.Nivelaron la tierra antes de construir la casa.
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grade
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rank)
a. el grado m, rango
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (quality)
a. la clase f, calidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to make the gradedar la talla
3. (school)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la nota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(mark)
4. (year at school)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el curso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
grade schoolescuela primaria
5. (railroad)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
grade crossingpaso a nivel
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (classify)
a. clasificar
to grade essayscalificar los trabajos
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grade [ɡreɪd]
noun
1 (level, standard) (on scale) clase (f); categoría (f); (in job) grado (m); categoría (f)
to be promoted to a higher grade ser ascendido a un grado or una categoría superior
to make the grade llegar; alcanzar el nivel
2 (Mil) (rank) graduación (f); grado (m)
3 (quality) clase (f); calidad (f)
high-/low-grade material material (m) de alta/baja calidad
4 (Educ) (mark) nota (f)
5 (US) (school class)
he's in fifth grade está en quinto (curso)
note See culture box in entry high.
6 (US) (gradient) pendiente (f); cuesta (f)
7 (US) (ground level)
at grade al nivel del suelo
transitive verb
1 [+goods, eggs] clasificar; graduar; [+colours] degradar
2 (Educ) (mark) calificar
modifier
grade crossing (n) (US) (Ferro) paso (m) a nivel
grade school (n) (US) escuela (f) primaria
En Estados Unidos y Canadá, los cursos escolares se denominan grades, desde el primer año de primaria first grade hasta el último curso de la enseñanza secundaria 12th grade. A los alumnos de los últimos cursos se les suele conocer por un nombre distinto según el curso en el que estén: freshmen si están en el 9th grade, sophomores si están en el 10th grade, juniors en el 11th grade y seniors en el 12th grade.
note See culture box in entry high.
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grade I harrow
The word grade is the present subjunctive form of gradar in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation. See the full gradar conjugation.
gradar
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gradar(
grah
-
dahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (agriculture)
a. to harrow
El agricultor gradó el suelo e incorporó enmienda antes de plantar las semillas.The farmer harrowed the soil and added amendments before planting the seeds.
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gradar
transitive verb
(Agr) (allanar) to harrow; (cultivar) to hoe;
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