Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun graduation

4 senses of graduation

Sense 1
graduation -- (the successful completion of a program of study)
       => completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up -- (a concluding action)

Sense 2
commencement, commencement exercise, commencement ceremony, graduation, graduation exercise -- (an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred)
       => exercise -- ((usually plural) a ceremony that involves processions and speeches; "academic exercises")

Sense 3
graduation -- (a line (as on a vessel or ruler) that marks a measurement; "the ruler had 16 graduations per inch")
       => line -- (a mark that is long relative to its width; "He drew a line on the chart")

Sense 4
gradation, graduation -- (the act of arranging in grades)
       => quantification -- (the act of discovering or expressing the quantity of something)

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