Definition of Gradation

  • (n.) The act of progressing by regular steps or orderly arrangement; the state of being graded or arranged in ranks; as, the gradation of castes.
  • (n.) The act or process of bringing to a certain grade.
  • (n.) Any degree or relative position in an order or series.
  • (n.) A gradual passing from one tint to another or from a darker to a lighter shade, as in painting or drawing.
  • (n.) A diatonic ascending or descending succession of chords.
  • (v. t.) To form with gradations.

Synonyms of Gradation


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Homophones of Gradation


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