[n] the successful completion of a program of study
[n] the act of arranging in grades
[n] a line (as on a vessel or ruler) that marks a measurement; "the ruler had 16 graduations per inch"
[n] an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred
graduation Poems and Poetry
commencement, commencement ceremony, commencement exercise, gradation, graduation exercise
baccalaureate, blending, closing, completion, culmination, exercise, line, mop up, quantification, shading, windup