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Adjective: grand (grander,grandest)  grand
  1. Of behaviour that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
    "in the grand manner"; "collecting on a grand scale";
    - expansive, heroic
  2. Of or befitting a lord
    "of grand lineage";
    - august, lordly
  3. Ostentatiously rich and superior in quality
    "grand dining rooms";
    - deluxe, gilded, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous, lush, luxury
  4. Extraordinarily good or great; used especially as an intensifier
    "a grand trip to the Orient";
    - fantastic, howling [informal], marvelous [US], marvellous [Brit, Cdn], rattling [informal], terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous, phenomenal, epic [slang], magnificent, heavenly [informal]
  5. Of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    "a grand purpose";
    - exalted, elevated, sublime, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded
  6. Large and impressive in physical size or extent
    "the bridge is a grand structure"
  7. The most important and magnificent in adornment
    "grand ballroom"; "grand staircase"
  8. Used of a person's appearance or behaviour; befitting an eminent person
    "his grand bearing";
    - distinguished, imposing, magisterial
Noun: grand  grand
  1. A piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    - grand piano
  2. [informal] A thousand dollars or pounds

Derived forms: grander, grandest, grands

See also: big, dignified, extraordinary, important, impressive, large, noble, of import, rich

Type of: forte-piano, piano, pianoforte

Encyclopedia: Grand, Steve