grad=to walk（行走） 变化型 gress
(a) graduating at a university, etc （大学等）毕业
*students without jobs to go to after graduation 毕业後工作无着的大学生.
(b) ceremony at which degrees, etc are conferred （大学的）毕业典礼, 授学位典礼
*[attrib 作定语] gradu`ation ceremony, day, etc 大学毕业典礼、毕业日.
2 [C] gradation(3) 刻度; 分等级
*The graduations are marked on the side of the flask. 烧瓶侧面有刻度标志.
the time when you complete a university degree course or your education at an American high school After graduation Neil returned to Ohio. On graduation (=after completing a first degree) , Nancy became an art teacher.[U]
a ceremony at which you receive a university degree or a diploma
from an American high school graduation day[C]
a mark on an instrument or container used for measuring
1. What are you going to do after graduation? 毕业后你打算做什么？