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Definitions of "grand"

  • Large and impressive in size, scope, or extent; magnificent: The bridge that crosses the bay is a grand structure. adjective
  • Rich and sumptuous: A grand meal was laid before them. adjective
  • Of a solemn, stately, or splendid nature. adjective
  • Dignified or noble in appearance or effect: a grand old face that bespeaks suffering but not defeat. adjective
  • Noble or admirable in conception or intent: a grand purpose. adjective
  • Lofty or sublime in character: a speech delivered in the grand style of the great orators. adjective
  • Wonderful or very pleasing: had a grand time. adjective
  • Having higher rank than others of the same category: a grand admiral. adjective
  • Having more importance than others; principal: the grand ballroom of a hotel. adjective
  • Of a haughty or pretentious nature. adjective
  • Including or covering all units or aspects: the grand total. adjective
  • A grand piano. noun
  • Slang A thousand dollars: sold the car for six grand. noun
  • Of large size or extent; great; extensive; hence, relatively great; greatest; chief; principal. adjective
  • Great in size, and fine or imposing in appearance or impression; illustrious, dignified, or noble (said of persons); majestic, splendid, magnificent, or sublime (said of things). adjective
  • Having higher rank or more dignity, size, or importance than other persons or things of the same name. adjective
  • Standing in the second or some more remote degree of parentage or descent; -- generally used in composition; as, grandfather, grandson, grandchild, etc. adjective
  • One thousand dollars (cf. G). noun
  • One thousand pounds sterling. noun

The word "grand" in example sentences

Whether the engine is free or costs 20 grand is a bit irrelevant when you need a hundred grand+ in art.. [Developments in the MOG Market]

It was a baker's shop near where they lived, and it was rather a grand shop -- only they kept this little girl to go messages, not to the _grand_ people that came there, you know, but to the people that bought the bread when it wasn't so new -- and currant cakes that were rather stale -- like that, you know.. [Hoodie]

Soon after this grand affair, a very _grand personage_ came not unwillingly to the end of all earthly affairs.. [Queen Victoria, her girlhood and womanhood]

"It has been said that the immortality of the soul is a 'grand peut-être' -- but still it is a _grand_ one.. [Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 5 (of 6) With His Letters and Journals]

The term "grand wizard" was what got him into trouble, since that is also what the leaders of the Ku Klux Klan were once called.. [David Gregory's 'Grand Wizard' Comment About GOP Lands Him In Trouble (VIDEO)]

This reminds me of Hannity's unrelenting worrying about David Gregory or whoever used the term "grand Wizzard" the other day.. [ Top headlines]

However, the term grand finale is only a farce this time around.. [ Analysis]

(The sense of the term grand is taken from the French word for "large."). [Everything2 New Writeups]

Obama says he is not giving up hope for what he calls a "grand bargain" to raise the country's borrowing limit while slashing government deficits.. [Obama, Lawmakers Search for Compromise on Debt Ceiling]

"If you go all the way back to his [2004] speech at the Democratic National Convention, he uses what we call grand eloquence," Katz said.. [Martin O'Malley off to unconventional start in Md. reelection bid]

She suffered from fits in which she shook and fell on the ground—what we call grand mal seizures.. [Louisa May Alcott]

The one incident that really troubled people the most -- people take turn giving what they call grand rounds.. [CNN Transcript Nov 7, 2009]

White House spokeswoman Dana Perino accused the Democrats of creating what she called grand conspiracy theories that have no basis in fact.. [CNN Transcript Apr 25, 2007]

They have what they call a grand compromise, although it is under attack from all sides.. [CNN Transcript May 20, 2007]

Now Gary Hart lays out what he calls a grand strategy for the United States in the 21st century.. [CNN Transcript Aug 5, 2004]

But Julie Green, who has been our Assistant Press Secretary here in the Lower Press Office and done a great job and has made what we call the grand circle here of starting off in the Upper Press Office, going over to Media Affairs, doing very good work there, and then coming back, promoted along the way, to be the Assistant Press Secretary in Lower Press, has been snatched from us.. [Press Briefing By Mike Mccurry]

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@Tremblay4Esther: @IsaDuquette @Bergame1970 Ma fille a deux chats : un sauvé de l’euthanasie et l’autre trouvé par grand froid. Aucun n’…


@RealSaavedra @SebGorka Hopefully the new AG will do his job. There is enough of a paper trail to empanel a grand j…

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