"graded" in the verb sense
1. rate, rank, range, order, grade, place
assign a rank or rating to
"how would you rank these students?"
"The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
level to the right gradient
3. grade, score, mark
assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation
"score the SAT essays"
determine the grade of or assign a grade to
"graded" in the adjective sense
1. graded, ranked, stratified
arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks
"stratified areas of the distribution"
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