part of speech: noun
definition 1: a stage or step in a course of action.
- I am learning to play the guitar by degrees.
synonyms: level, phase, stage, step
definition 2: measure or amount.
- Skiing takes a high degree of skill.
synonyms: extent, scale
definition 3: a unit for measuring temperature.
- The temperature today is 82 degrees.
definition 4: a title given by a university or college to a student who has completed a program of study.
- He has degrees in business and law.
phrase: to a degree
phrase: by degrees