One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘we need to recruit more graduates’
degree holder, person with a degree
Bachelor of Arts, BA, Bachelor of Science, BSc, Master of Arts, MA, Master of Science, MSc, doctor, PhD, DPhil
1‘he wants to be a teacher when he graduates’
qualify, pass one's exams, pass, be certified, be licensed
take an academic degree, get one's degree, receive one's degree, become a graduate, complete one's studies
2‘she wants to graduate to serious emotional drama’
progress, advance, move up, go up, proceed, develop
gain promotion, be promoted
regress, be demoted
3‘a proposal to graduate income tax’
arrange in a series, arrange in order, order, group, classify, class, categorize, rank, grade, range
4‘the thermometer was graduated in Fahrenheit’
calibrate, mark off, measure off, measure out, divide into degrees, grade
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