degree [-s] n
ME degre < L grad-us, step.
- Honor; distinction; prestige; commendation; (see 1 Chronicles 17:17).
- Stage; extent; measure; gradation; (see 1 Chronicles 15:18).
- Diploma; credentials; certificate of achievement.
- Unit of temperature; [fig.] temperature.
- Orientation; direction on a compass; (see 2 Kings 20:9).
- Measurement of longitude; measurement of latitude.
- Proportion; division of a circle; measurement of the angle of a circle's segment.