Grade and Rating


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Grade noun – A number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance).
Usage example: grade A milk

Rating is a synonym for grade in assessment topic. In some cases you can use "Rating" instead a noun "Grade".
Nearby Words: graded, gradation, graduation, grading, grader
Synonyms for Grade


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Rating noun – Standing or position on a scale.
Grade is a synonym for rating in position topic. You can use "Grade" instead the word "Rating" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as assessment.
Nearby Word: rated
Synonyms for Rating

How words are described

good good grade good rating
high high grade high rating
full full grade full rating
low low grade low rating
Other adjectives: special, best, better, perfect, certain, original, top, poor, bad, lower, mediocre, decent, military, highest, worst, next, lowest, minimum, different, higher, overall.

Both words in one sentence

  • The New Rock & Roll What's worse, grade-school kids were playing it, which was alarming since, had the game been a movie, it probably would have received a PG-13 rating at the very least.
  • Web Video / Gigguk His final grade is based on a 0 to 10 rating system, designating each title with a single integer.
  • Uncanny Valley Girl She's the head of the class in terms of looks, money and everything that counts for her approval rating, but she's not the Alpha Bitch, even if she has a Girl Posse or the entire grade on her side.
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