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grand definition

  • adjective:
    • huge and impressive in dimensions, range, or degree; magnificent: The connection that crosses the bay is a grand framework.
    • Rich and sumptuous: A grand meal was set before all of them.
    • Of a solemn, stately, or splendid nature.
    • Dignified or noble to look at or effect: a grand old face that bespeaks suffering but not defeat.
    • Noble or admirable in conception or intent: a grand purpose.
    • Lofty or sublime in character: a speech delivered in the grand style of the great orators.
    • Wonderful or very pleasing: had a grand time.
    • Having higher rank than the others of the same category: a grand admiral.
    • Having more relevance than the others; key: the grand ballroom of a hotel.
    • Of a haughty or pretentious nature.
    • Including or addressing all products or aspects: the grand total.
    • Of large size or extent; great; extensive; hence, reasonably great; best; main; principal.
    • Great in dimensions, and fine or imposing in appearance or impression; illustrious, dignified, or noble (stated of people); majestic, splendid, magnificent, or sublime (said of things).
    • Having greater position or even more dignity, size, or relevance than other individuals or things of the same title.
    • Standing within the 2nd or a few more remote amount of parentage or lineage; -- generally speaking utilized in composition; as, grandfather, grandson, grandchild, etc.
    • Of large-size or level; great; extensive; hence, reasonably great; best; chief; key
    • Great in dimensions, and good or imposing in features or impression; illustrious, dignifled, or noble (said of individuals); majestic, splendid, magnificent, or sublime (stated of things)
    • Having higher rank or more dignity, size, or importance than other people or things of the same title
    • Standing into the second or some more remote amount of parentage or descent; -- generalIy used in composition
    • huge and impressive in physical size or extent
    • of behavior that is impressive and committed in scale or scope
    • rich and superior in quality
    • the most crucial and magnificent in adornment
    • made use of of an individual's look or behavior; befitting an eminent person
    • extraordinarily good or great ; utilized especially as intensifiers
    • of high ethical or intellectual worth; elevated in the wild or design
    • of or befitting a lord
  • noun:
    • A grand piano.
    • Slang one thousand dollars: offered the car for six grand.
    • 1000 bucks (cf. G).
    • a thousand pounds sterling.
    • A grand piano
    • A grand piano.
    • Any announcement to try out without a trump suit, such games as skat, cayenne, etc.
    • the cardinal quantity that is the product of 10 and 100
    • a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three feet
  • others:
    • Great; big; especially, of imposing magnitude; majestic or sublime from size and proportion: as, a grand mountain-chasm; a grand building.
    • Of very high or noble quality; lofty in character or position; of exalted power, self-esteem, beauty, etc.; great; noble.
    • Principal; chief; essential: as, the grand master of an order; a grand jury; the grand issue of your life.
    • Prime; primal; initially; initial.
    • In geneal., as a prefix, one level more remote in ascent or lineage: since, in grandfather, grandson (dad's dad, child's child), grandaunt (which see), grandnephew, grandniece (daughter or son of nephew or niece), etc.
    • Complete; comprehensive; including all particulars : because, a grand total.
    • In songs, applied to compositions which contain all regular parts or motions in an entire type: because, a grand sonata (a sonata containing all the appropriate components inside their complete level).
    • A title useful for the rulers of several of the principalities of Russia in the centre many years (more correctly, great princes), and because for sons of the czars of Russia, descended from the grand dukes (great princes) of Moscow.
    • to create great.
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