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Part or all of this page has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Etymology

Middle English, from Anglo-Norman graunt, from Old French grant/grand, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] grandis.

Pronunciation

Adjective

grand (comparative er, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
grand

Comparative
er

Superlative
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  1. Of large size or extent; great; extensive; hence, relatively great; greatest; chief; principal; as, a grand mountain; a grand army; a grand mistake.
  2. 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); as, a grand monarch; a grand lord; a grand general; a grand view; a grand conception.
  3. 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.
  4. Standing in the second or some more remote degree of parentage or descent; -- generally used in composition; as, grandfather, grandson, grandchild, etc.

Translations

Noun

Singular
grand

Plural
grand

grand (grand)
  1. (US, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) One thousand dollars.
  2. (UK) One thousand pounds sterling.

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French

Etymology

Latin grandis

Pronunciation

Adjective

Singular Plural
Masculine grand
IPA: /ɡʁɑ̃/
grands
IPA: /ɡʁɑ̃/
Feminine grande
IPA: /ɡʁɑ̃d/
grandes
IPA: /ɡʁɑ̃d/

grand

  1. big, great, grand
  2. tall

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