1. A position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality (synset 105101152)
    "a moderate grade of intelligence"; "a high level of care is required"; "it is all a matter of degree"
  2. A specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process (synset 113962925)
    "a remarkable degree of frankness"; "at what stage are the social sciences?"
  3. An award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study (synset 106710094)
    "he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"
  4. A measure for arcs and angles (synset 113632450)
    "there are 360 degrees in a circle"
  5. The highest power of a term or variable (synset 105869901)
  6. A unit of temperature on a specified scale (synset 113736289)
    "the game was played in spite of the 40-degree temperature"
  7. The seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime) (synset 105101827)
    "murder in the second degree"; "a second degree burn"

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