Synonyms of 'gradation'
TV images require subtle gradations of light and shade.
They achieved varying degrees of success.
pressure on students to obtain good grades
the sequence of events that led to the murder
He took a succession of jobs which have stood him in good stead.
a series of explosions
the steady progression of events in my life
gradations of social status
small marks like the gradations on a school ruler
the final stage of the tour
in order according to their level of difficulty
The ship's position was reported to the coastguard.
He eventually rose to the rank of captain.
He returned the album to its place on the shelf.
It got to the point where he had to leave.
Unemployment is fast approaching the one million mark.
This is the final step in the career ladder.
Staff turnover is high among junior grades.
Average earnings in the economy moved up another notch in August.
Copyright © 2016 by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
an imaginative flower arrangement
the accepted classification of the animal and plant kingdoms
Thesaurus for gradation from the Collins English Thesaurus
Gradations are small differences or changes in things.