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    grand - Dictionary definition and meaning for word grand

    Definition
    (noun) the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    Synonyms : 1000 , chiliad , g , k , m , one thousand , thou , thousand , yard
    Definition
    (noun) a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    Synonyms : grand piano
    Definition
    (adj) of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
    Synonyms : expansive , heroic
    Example Sentence
    • an expansive lifestyle
    • in the grand manner
    • collecting on a grand scale
    • heroic undertakings
    Definition
    (adj) of or befitting a lord
    Synonyms : august , lordly
    Example Sentence
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
    Definition
    (adj) rich and superior in quality
    Example Sentence
    • a princely sum
    • gilded dining rooms
    Definition
    (adj) extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers
    Example Sentence
    • a 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
    Definition
    (adj) of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    Example Sentence
    • an exalted ideal
    • argue in terms of high-flown ideals
    • a noble and lofty concept
    • a grand purpose
    Definition
    (adj) large and impressive in physical size or extent
    Example Sentence
    • the bridge is a grand structure
    Definition
    (adj) the most important and magnificent in adornment
    Example Sentence
    • grand ballroom
    • grand staircase
    Definition
    (adj) used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person
    Example Sentence
    • his distinguished bearing
    • the monarch's imposing presence
    • she reigned in magisterial beauty
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