I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

III. QUANTITY

1. SIMPLE QUANTITY

[Relative quantity] Degree.

[Nouns] degree, grade, extent, measure, amount, ratio, stint, standard, height, pitch; reach, amplitude, range, scope, caliber; gradation, shade; tenor, compass; sphere, station, rank, standing; rate, way, sort.

point, mark, stage (term) [more]; intensity, strength (greatness) [more].

[Adjectives] comparative; gradual, shading off; within the bounds (limit) [more].

[Adverbs] by degrees, gradually, inasmuch, pro tanto; however, howsoever; step by step, bit by bit, little by little, inch by inch, drop by drop; a little at a time, by inches, by slow degrees, by degrees, by little and little; in some degree, in some measure; to some extent; di grado in grado.

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