I recently re-tagged a question with the tag. I then looked at the synonyms and there is the tag. I can't vote it as a synonym because my rep on either of these is probably 0. But there is a down-vote on the synonym suggestion, see:


What are the possible reasons for this? Isn't it the consensus to try to clean up these tags?


Presumably the user who downvoted believes the distinction between grades (the quantitative measure assigned to a piece of work) and grading (the act of assigning a grade) is worth preserving.

For example, a question on how grades affect graduate admissions would be about but not .

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