English definition of “degree”
TEMPERATURE [C] › a unit for measuring temperature, shown by the symbol ° written after a number
ANGLE [C] › a unit for measuring angles, shown by the symbol ° written after a number
QUALIFICATION [C] › a qualification given for completing a university course: She has a degree in physics.
AMOUNT [C, U] › an amount or level of something: They had a certain degree of success. I agree with you to a degree (= in some ways but not completely). → See also Master's (degree)