Meaning of “grad” in the English Dictionary

"grad" in American English

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gradnoun, adjective

us /ɡræd/

short form ofgraduate:

a Harvard grad
a grad student

(Definition of “grad” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"grad" in Business English

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gradnoun [ C ]

/ɡræd/ uk us US informal

a graduate of a particular school, college, etc.:

high-school/college/university grad
communications/engineering/law-school grads
Michaels is a recent grad of Harvard Business School.

(Definition of “grad” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)