Definition of degree
What is the definition of "degree"?
1. One of a series of steps in a process, course, or progression; a stage: proceeded to the next degree of difficulty.
2. A step in a direct hereditary line of descent or ascent: First cousins are two degrees from their common ancestor.
3. Relative social or official rank, dignity, or position.
4. Relative intensity or amount, as of a quality or attribute: a high degree of accuracy.
5. The extent or measure of a state of being, an action, or a relation: modernized their facilities to a large degree.
Use "degree" in a sentence
"No man is so wicked _but_ (conjunctive adverb) he loves virtue = No man is wicked _to that degree in which_ he loves _not_ virtue (_so_ = _to that degree_, _but_ = _in which not_)."
"If it seems to be rolled to a width beyond the normal degree, it should be classified as if rolled only to the normal degree_."
"In whatsoever degree more of the _man_ and less of the _mechanics_ appear, _in that degree_ is the result a work of art."
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