UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgreɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/greɪd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(grād)

Inflections of 'grade' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
v 3rd person singular
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference Collins English Usage © 2020
class - form - grade - year
A class is a group of pupils or students who are taught together.
If classes were smaller, children would learn more.
I had forty students in my class.
In some British schools and in some American private schools, form is used instead of ‘class’. Form is used especially with a number to refer to a particular class or age group.
I teach the fifth form.
She's in Form 5.
In British English, a year is a set of students of a similar age, who started school at around the same time.
‘Which year are you in?’ – ‘I’m in the fifth year, and Krish is in the third year.'
A grade in an American school is similar to a form or a year in a British school.
A boy in the second grade won first prize.
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