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grand

grand

 
pronunciation:
graend
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
inflections: grander, grandest
definition 1: impressive in size or appearance; majestic; stately.
 
synonyms:
majestic, monumental, stately
antonyms:
humble, mean, ordinary, unimpressive
similar words:
big, great, imposing, impressive, lofty, lordly, magnificent, mighty, noble, palatial, splendid, superb
definition 2: having splendor, magnificence, or nobility.
synonyms:
glorious, magnificent, noble, regal, splendid, stately, sublime, superb
antonyms:
humble
similar words:
gallant, golden, gorgeous, grandiose, imposing, impressive, kingly, lofty, lordly, majestic, opulent, palatial, princely, proud, sumptuous
definition 3: of the highest rank; very important.
synonyms:
great, preeminent, supreme
antonyms:
humble, inferior, lowly, minor, poor, secondary
similar words:
chief, distinguished, eminent, foremost, important, notable, sublime, venerable
definition 4: inclusive; comprehensive.
What is the grand total?
synonyms:
comprehensive, inclusive
antonyms:
partial
similar words:
complete, full
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a grand piano.
definition 2: (informal) an amount of one thousand dollars.
This boat cost me six grand!
similar words:
thousand
derivations: grandly (adv.), grandness (n.)