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English adjective: grand

1. grand of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope


SamplesAn expansive lifestyle.
In the grand manner.
Collecting on a grand scale.
Heroic undertakings.


Synonymsexpansive, heroic


Similarimpressive


Antonymsunimpressive

2. grand of or befitting a lord


SamplesHeir to a lordly fortune.
Of august lineage.


Synonymsaugust, lordly


Similarnoble


Antonymslowborn

3. grand rich and superior in quality


SamplesA princely sum.
Gilded dining rooms.


Synonymsdeluxe, gilded, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous


Similarrich


Antonymspoor

4. grand extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers


SamplesA fantastic trip to the Orient.
The film was fantastic!.
A howling success.
A marvelous collection of rare books.
Had a rattling conversation about politics.
A tremendous achievement.


Synonymsfantastic, howling, marvellous, marvelous, rattling, terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous


Similarextraordinary


Antonymsordinary

5. grand of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style


SamplesAn exalted ideal.
Argue in terms of high-flown ideals.
A noble and lofty concept.
A grand purpose.


Synonymselevated, exalted, high-flown, high-minded, idealistic, lofty, noble-minded, rarefied, rarified, sublime


Similarnoble


Antonymsignoble

6. grand large and impressive in physical size or extent


SamplesThe bridge is a grand structure.


Similarbig, large


Antonymslittle, small

7. grand the most important and magnificent in adornment


SamplesGrand ballroom.
Grand staircase.


Similarimportant, of import


Antonymsunimportant

8. grand used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person


SamplesHis distinguished bearing.
The monarch's imposing presence.
She reigned in magisterial beauty.


Synonymsdistinguished, imposing, magisterial


Similardignified


Antonymsundignified


English noun: grand

1. grand (quantity) the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100


Synonyms1000, chiliad, G, K, M, one thousand, thou, thousand, yard


Broader (hypernym)large integer


Narrower (hyponym)millenary

2. grand (artifact) a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs


Synonymsgrand piano


Broader (hypernym)forte-piano, piano, pianoforte


Narrower (hyponym)baby grand, baby grand piano, concert grand, concert piano, parlor grand, parlor grand piano, parlour grand, parlour grand piano


Part holonymleg









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