What does GRAND mean?
Definitions for GRAND
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thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thou, yardnoun
the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
grand piano, grandadjective
a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
expansive, grand, heroicadjective
of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
"an expansive lifestyle"; "in the grand manner"; "collecting on a grand scale"; "heroic undertakings"
august, grand, lordlyadjective
of or befitting a lord
"heir to a lordly fortune"; "of august lineage"
deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuousadjective
rich and superior in quality
"a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"
fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrousadjective
extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers
"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"
exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-mindedadjective
of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
"an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose"
large and impressive in physical size or extent
"the bridge is a grand structure"
the most important and magnificent in adornment
"grand ballroom"; "grand staircase"
distinguished, grand, imposing, magisterialadjective
used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person
"his distinguished bearing"; "the monarch's imposing presence"; "she reigned in magisterial beauty"
One thousand dollars.
One thousand pounds sterling.
A grand piano
Of large size or extent; great; extensive; hence, relatively great; greatest; chief; principal.
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).
Having higher rank or more dignity, size, or importance than other persons or things of the same name.
Standing in the second or some more remote degree of parentage or descent; -- generally used in composition; as, grandfather, grandson, grandchild, etc.
Etymology: from graunt, from grant, from grandis.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: grand, French; grandis, Latin.
God had planted, that is, made to grow the trees of life and knowledge, plants only proper and becoming the paradise and garden of so grand a Lord. Walter Raleigh, Hist. of the World.
A voice has flown
To re-enflame a grand design. Edward Young.
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
grand, adj. of great size, extent, power, or dignity: splendid: illustrious: noble: sublime: chief: covering the whole field, or including all details: (mus.) containing all the parts proper to a given form of composition: of the second degree of parentage or descent, as Grand′father, a father or mother's father; Grand′child, a son or daughter's child; so Grand′mother, Grand′son, Grand′daughter, &c.—ns. Gran′dam, an old dame or woman: a grandmother; Grand′-duke, a title of sovereignty over a grand-duchy, first created by the Pope in 1569 for the rulers of Florence and Tuscany, assumed by certain German reigning princes and by the princes of the imperial family of Russia; Grandee′, since the 13th century the most highly privileged class of nobility in the kingdom of Castile, in which the members of the royal family were included: a man of high rank or station; Grandee′ship; Grandeur (grand′ūr), vastness: splendour of appearance: loftiness of thought or deportment; Grandil′oquence.—adj. Grandil′oquent, speaking grandly or bombastically: pompous—(rare) Grandil′oquous.—adv. Grandil′oquently.—adj. Gran′diose, grand or imposing: bombastic.—adv. Gran′diosely.—ns. Grandios′ity; Grand′-ju′ror, member of a Grand′-ju′ry, a special jury which decides whether there is sufficient evidence to put an accused person on trial.—adv. Grand′ly.—ns. Grand′mamma, Grand′ma, a grandmother; Grand′-mas′ter, title of the head of the religious orders of knighthood (Hospitallers, Templars, and Teutonic Knights): the head, for the time being, of the Freemasons, &c.—adj. Grand′motherly, like a grandmother, over-anxious to direct the whole life of another.—ns. Grand′-neph′ew, the grandson of a brother or sister; Grand′ness; Grand′-niece, the granddaughter of a brother or sister; Grand′papa, Grand′pa, a grandfather; Grand′-par′ent, a grandfather or grandmother; Grand′-piä′no, a large kind of piano, of great compass and power; Grand′sire, a grandfather: any ancestor; Grand′stand, an elevated erection on a race-course, &c., affording a good view; Grand′-un′cle, the brother of a grandfather or grandmother—also Great′-un′cle.—Grand Seignior (see Seignior); Grand vizir (see Vizir). [Fr. grand—L. grandis, great.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
This word is frequently used, both in French and English, to indicate superiority of position, force, or display; as grand master, grand army, grand march, grand parade, etc.
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Grand is ranked #14643 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Grand surname appeared 2,032 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Grand.
78.8% or 1,602 total occurrences were White.
12.5% or 255 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
6.2% or 126 total occurrences were Black.
1.1% or 24 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.8% or 17 total occurrences were Asian.
0.3% or 8 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'GRAND' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2258
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'GRAND' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2454
Rank popularity for the word 'GRAND' in Adjectives Frequency: #279
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The numerical value of GRAND in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of GRAND in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of GRAND in a Sentence
We are a nation built on the rule of law and so we need to accept that this decision was the grand jury's to make, we need to recognize that the situation in Ferguson speaks to broader challenges that we still face as a nation. The fact remains that in too many parts of this country a deep distrust exists between police and communities of color.
I did write that,and I will stand by that, basically, these fringe epidemiologists whoreally did not have thecredentials to be making sucha grand sweeping statement, were saying just let the virus run through the population andeventually then everybody would have had it and everything will be okay.
I think that it is certainly possible that what is released … will indicate that the special grand jury has found that there was criminal conduct involved in the activities of the Trump Campaign in Georgia after the election.
He has a real shot if he does win Roland Garros of the natural grand slam, there is a lot on the line here, it's going to be awesome to watch.
Special Prosecutor Rosemary Khoury:
This special grand jury returned a' No Bill.' This term means there is insufficient evidence to indict or accuse Officer Dejoure Mercer of a crime.
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Translations for GRAND
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- großartig, großGerman
- mil, magnífico, grande, majestuosoSpanish
- tonttu, suuri, mahtava, tonniFinnish
- groot, groots, grandieusDutch
- beste-, grandNorwegian
- wielki, pra-Polish
- пра-, штука, косая, великий, кусок, тоннаRussian
- pra-, veličanstven, čukun-, šukun-, nad-, velikSerbo-Croatian
- عظیم الشانUrdu
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