grade-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Assign a rank or score to, as in a competition, taxonomy, or in education.

How should I grade these students?
He had to grade every artifact in the collection.
Mark graded SATs for extra money one year.
The government grades agency performance very harshly.

VerbNet: classify-29.10
FrameNet: Assessing
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3, 4

Sense Number 2: Level to the right gradient.

Workers grade the landscape before building begins.
Large machines help to grade the severe terrain.

VerbNet: other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2