Definition and Meanings for grand
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Grand is ranked 2,251 in the ranking of most used words in English
Part of Speech of grand
adjective, comparative, superlative
Etymology of grand
Meaning of grand
as adjective, comparative, superlative
- of large size or extent; great; extensive; hence, relatively great; greatest; chief; principal; as, a grand mountain; a grand army; a grand mistake.
- great in size, and fine or imposing in appearance or impression; illustrious, dignifled, or noble (said of persons); majestic, splendid, magnificent, or sublime (said of things); as, a grand monarch; a grand lord; a grand general; a grand view; a grand conception.
- having higher rank or more dignity, size, or importance than other persons or things of the same name; as, a grand lodge; a grand vizier; a grand piano, etc.
- standing in the second or some more remote degree of parentage or descent; -- generaliy used in composition; as, grandfather, grandson, grandchild, etc.