Degree and Order


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Degree noun – The placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement.
Usage example: a Freemason of the 32nd degree

Order is a synonym for degree in class topic. In some cases you can use "Order" instead a noun "Degree", when it comes to topics like rank or grade of position.
Nearby Words: degreed, degreeing, degress
Synonyms for Degree


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Order noun – The way objects in space or events in time are arranged or follow one another.
Degree is a synonym for order in class topic. You can use "Degree" instead a noun "Order", if it concerns topics such as position.
Nearby Words: ordered, orderly, ordering, orderliness
Synonyms for Order

How words are described

good good degree good order
high high degree high order
exact exact degree exact order
similar similar degree similar order
Other adjectives: certain, small, actual, real, large, less, highest, higher.

Both words in one sentence

  • Like a knight, a baronet starts his name with "Sir" but puts "Bart." at the end instead of the initials of his order and degree of knighthood (see below).
  • Split Screen In the 2007 movie The Tracey Fragments uses splitscreens to a nauseating degree in order to portray the fragmented memory and the mental instability of the title character.
    Source: Split Screen
  • Cory of One Piece: Grand Line 3.5 is both this and a Munchkin, who pimped out Zoro to an insane degree in order to maximize his killing ability.
    Source: The Real Man
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