1.Definition: a measure for arcs and angles
"There are 360 degrees in a circle"
Related Noun(s):arcdegreeCategory: General
2.Definition: a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
"A moderate grade of intelligence", "A high level of care is required", "It is all a matter of degree"
3.Definition: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
"A remarkable degree of frankness", "At what stage are the social sciences?"
4.Definition: a unit of temperature on a specified scale
"The game was played in spite of the 40-degree temperature"Category: General
5.Definition: an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study
"He earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude"Category: General
7.Definition: the seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime)
"Murder in the second degree", "A second degree burn"Category: General