academic title

1) to award a degree to; to confer a degree on

2) to do (BE), earn, receive, take a degree

3) an academic; advanced, graduate, postgraduate (esp. BE); college degree

4) an earned; honorary degree

5) a bachelor's; doctoral, doctor's; master's degree

6) (BE) a good degree ('a first or upper second at a British university')

7) a degree in (to take a degree in history)


8) to achieve a degree (to achieve a high degree of proficiency)

9) a great, high, large; slight degree

10) to a degree (to a high degree)

form of an adjective or adverb

11) the comparative; positive; superlative degree


12) by degrees ('gradually'); (BE; colloq.) to a degree ('to a very high degree')

* * *
college degree
honorary degree
master's degree
slight degree
superlative degree
take a degree
to confer a degree on
(BE; colloq.) to a degree ('to a very high degree')
postgraduate (esp. BE)
['academic title'] to award a degree to
['form of an adjective or adverb'] the comparative
a bachelor's
a great
an academic
an earned
(BE) a good degree ('a first or upper second at a British university')
['misc. '] by degrees ('gradually')
to do (BE)
to a degree (to a high degree)
['extent'] ['level'] to achieve a degree (to achieve a high degree of proficiency)
a degree in (to take a degree in history)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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