Definition of "grand" [grand]

  • (adjective) Large and impressive in size, scope, or extent; magnificent: The bridge that crosses the bay is a grand structure.
  • (adjective) Rich and sumptuous: A grand meal was laid before them.
  • (adjective) Of a solemn, stately, or splendid nature.
  • (adjective) Dignified or noble in appearance or effect: a grand old face that bespeaks suffering but not defeat.
  • (adjective) Noble or admirable in conception or intent: a grand purpose.

Use "grand" in a sentence

  • "Whether the engine is free or costs 20 grand is a bit irrelevant when you need a hundred grand+ in art."
  • "It was a baker's shop near where they lived, and it was rather a grand shop -- only they kept this little girl to go messages, not to the _grand_ people that came there, you know, but to the people that bought the bread when it wasn't so new -- and currant cakes that were rather stale -- like that, you know."
  • "Soon after this grand affair, a very _grand personage_ came not unwillingly to the end of all earthly affairs."

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