# Qualification vs. Degree

## Difference Between Qualification and Degree

#### Qualificationnoun

The act of qualifying or the condition of being qualified

*Qualification for the tournament will be hard.*

#### Degreenoun

One of a series of steps in a process, course, or progression; a stage

*proceeded to the next degree of difficulty.*

#### Qualificationnoun

A quality, ability, or accomplishment that makes a person suitable for a particular position or task.

#### Degreenoun

A step in a direct hereditary line of descent or ascent

*First cousins are two degrees from their common ancestor.*

#### Qualificationnoun

A condition or circumstance that must be met or complied with

*fulfilled the qualifications for registering to vote.*

#### Degreenoun

Relative social or official rank, dignity, or position.

#### Qualificationnoun

A restriction or modification

*a statement hedged with several qualifications.*

#### Degreenoun

Relative intensity or amount, as of a quality or attribute

*a high degree of accuracy.*

#### Qualificationnoun

The act or process of qualifying for a position, achievement etc.

*Qualification for this organization is extraordinarily difficult.*

#### Degreenoun

The extent or measure of a state of being, an action, or a relation

*modernized their facilities to a large degree.*

#### Qualificationnoun

An ability or attribute that aids someone's chances of qualifying for something; specifically, completed professional training.

*What are your qualifications for this job?*

#### Degreenoun

A unit division of a temperature scale.

#### Qualificationnoun

(UK) A certificate, diploma, or degree awarded after successful completion of a course, training, or exam.

#### Degreenoun

(Mathematics) A planar unit of angular measure equal in magnitude to 1/360 of a complete revolution.

#### Qualificationnoun

A clause or condition which qualifies something; a modification, a limitation.

*I accept your offer, but with the following qualification.*

#### Degreenoun

A unit of latitude or longitude, equal to 1/360 of a great circle.

#### Qualificationnoun

(obsolete) A quality or attribute.

#### Degreenoun

The greatest sum of the exponents of the variables in a term of a polynomial or polynomial equation.

#### Qualificationnoun

an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something;

*her qualifications for the job are excellent*

*one of the qualifications for admission is an academic degree*

*she has the makings of fine musician*

#### Degreenoun

The exponent of the derivative of highest order in a differential equation in standard form.

#### Qualificationnoun

the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea;

*his new position involves a qualification of his party's platform*

#### Degreenoun

An academic title given by a college or university to a student who has completed a course of study

*received the Bachelor of Arts degree at commencement.*

#### Qualificationnoun

a statement that limits or restricts some claim;

*he recommended her without any reservations*

#### Degreenoun

A similar title conferred as an honorary distinction.

#### Degreenoun

(Law) A division or classification of a specific crime according to its seriousness

*murder in the second degree.*

#### Degreenoun

A classification of the severity of an injury, especially a burn

*a third-degree burn.*

#### Degreenoun

(Grammar) One of the forms used in the comparison of adjectives and adverbs. For example, tall is the positive degree, taller the comparative degree, and tallest the superlative degree of the adjective tall.

#### Degreenoun

One of the seven notes of a diatonic scale.

#### Degreenoun

A space or line of the staff.

#### Degreenoun

A step on a set of stairs; the rung of a ladder.

#### Degreenoun

An individual step, or stage, in any process or scale of values.

#### Degreenoun

A stage of rank or privilege; social standing.

#### Degreenoun

(genealogy) A ‘step’ in genealogical descent.

#### Degreenoun

One's relative state or experience; way, manner.

#### Degreenoun

The amount that an entity possesses a certain property; relative intensity, extent.

*To what degree do the two accounts of the accident concur?*

#### Degreenoun

A stage of proficiency or qualification in a course of study, now especially an award bestowed by a university or, in some countries, a college, as a certification of academic achievement. (In the United States, can include secondary schools.)

*She has two bachelor's degrees and is studying towards a master's degree.*

#### Degreenoun

(geometry) A unit of measurement of angle equal to 1/360 of a circle's circumference.

*A right angle is a ninety degree angle.*

*Most humans have a field of vision of almost 180 degrees.*

#### Degreenoun

(physics) A unit of measurement of temperature on any of several scales, such as Celsius or Fahrenheit.

*180 degrees Fahrenheit is equivalent to 100 degrees Celsius.*

*Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius.*

#### Degreenoun

(algebra) The sum of the exponents of a term; the order of a polynomial.

*A quadratic polynomial is a polynomial of degree 2.*

#### Degreenoun

The dimensionality of a field extension.

*The set of complex numbers constitutes a field extension of degree 2 over the real numbers.*

*The Galois field $\backslash operatorname\{GF\}(125)\; =\; \backslash operatorname\{GF\}(5^3)$ has degree 3 over its subfield $\backslash operatorname\{GF\}(5).$*

#### Degreenoun

(graph theory) The number of edges that a vertex takes part in; a valency.

#### Degreenoun

(logic) The number of logical connectives in a formula.

#### Degreenoun

(surveying) The curvature of a circular arc, expressed as the angle subtended by a fixed length of arc or chord.

#### Degreenoun

(geography) A unit of measurement of latitude and longitude which together identify a location on the Earth's surface.

#### Degreenoun

(grammar) Any of the three stages (positive, comparative, superlative) in the comparison of an adjective or an adverb.

#### Degreenoun

a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality;

*a moderate degree of intelligence*

*a high level of care is required*

*it is all a matter of degree*

#### Degreenoun

a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process;

*a remarkable degree of frankness*

*at what stage are the social sciences?*

#### Degreenoun

an award conferred by a college or university signifying that the recipient has satisfactorily completed a course of study;

*he earned his degree at Princeton summa cum laude*

#### Degreenoun

a unit of temperature on a specified scale;

*the game was played in spite of the 40-degree temperature*

#### Degreenoun

a measure for arcs and angles;

*there are 360 degrees in a circle*

#### Degreenoun

the highest power of a term or variable

#### Degreenoun

the seriousness of something (e.g., a burn or crime);

*murder in the second degree*

*a second degree burn*