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There have been plenty of very bare hotels with couples humping next door. I don't stay in very grand hotels.
Honor Blackman

Meaning of "grand" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GRAND

From Old French, from Latin grandis.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GRAND

grand  [ɡrænd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GRAND

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Grand can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GRAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of grand in the English dictionary

The first definition of grand in the dictionary is large or impressive in size, extent, or consequence. Other definition of grand is characterized by or attended with magnificence or display; sumptuous. Grand is also of great distinction or pretension; dignified or haughty.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GRAND


astrand
əˈstrænd
brand
brænd
doctorand
ˈdɒktərænd
firebrand
ˈfaɪəˌbrænd
glitterand
ˈɡlɪtəˌrænd
Hildebrand
ˈhɪldəˌbrænd
honorand
ˈɒnəˌrænd
integrand
ˈɪntɪˌɡrænd
interstrand
ˈɪntəˌstrænd
Krugerrand
ˈkruːɡəˌrænd
misbrand
ˌmɪsˈbrænd
nonbrand
ˌnɒnˈbrænd
operand
ˈɒpəˌrænd
own-brand
ˌəʊnˈbrænd
rand
rænd
rebrand
riːˈbrænd
seastrand
ˈsiːˌstrænd
strand
strænd
surturbrand
ˈsɜːtəˌbrænd
Witwatersrand
wɪtˈwɔːtəzˌrænd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GRAND

grand chain
Grand Coulee
grand duchess
grand duchy
grand duke
Grand Falls
grand final
grand finale
Grand Guignol
grand jury
Grand Lama
grand larceny
grand mal

WORDS THAT END LIKE GRAND

baby grand
boudoir grand
Clermont-Ferrand
concert grand
errand
farand
fool´s errand
home brand
Mitterrand
own brand
power brand
proprietary brand
surtarbrand
tarand
the Strand

Synonyms and antonyms of grand in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GRAND»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «grand» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of grand

Translation of «grand» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GRAND

Find out the translation of grand to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of grand from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «grand» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

盛大的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

grandioso
570 millions of speakers

English

grand
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भव्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عَظِيم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

величественный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

grandioso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গ্রানারী রুটি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

magnifique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Roti lumbung
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

großartig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

壮大な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

웅대한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Roti pawon
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hùng vĩ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பெரிய ரொட்டி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दानेदार ब्रेड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Granüler ekmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

grandioso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wielki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

великий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

magnific
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιβλητικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

grand
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

storslagen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

storartet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of grand

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GRAND»

The term «grand» is very widely used and occupies the 1.205 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GRAND» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «grand» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «grand» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about grand

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10 QUOTES WITH «GRAND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word grand.
1
Alvar Aalto
I tell you, it is easier to build a grand opera or a city center than to build a personal house.
2
John Adams
I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.
3
Irving Babbitt
Yet Aristotle's excellence of substance, so far from being associated with the grand style, is associated with something that at times comes perilously near jargon.
4
William Bartram
My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves, chearful meadows, and high distant forests, which in grand order presented themselves to view.
5
Greg Bear
Ray Bradbury is, for many reasons, the most influential writer in my life. Throughout our long friendship, Ray supplied not only his terrific stories but a grand model of what a writer could be, should be, and yet rarely is: brilliant and charming and accessible, willing to tolerate and to teach, happy to inspire but also to be inspired.
6
John Bigelow
Of your own indefatigable labor from early dawn and of your explicit instructions, that the batteries should reserve their ammunition, until the grand charge should commence, for which the enemy were undoubtedly preparing.
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Honor Blackman
There have been plenty of very bare hotels with couples humping next door. I don't stay in very grand hotels.
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Robert Blake
Right now, I'm worth a million dollars, and I owe Uncle Sam a million-and-a-half dollars, and I made a deal with him. I said, 'Uncle Sam, I'm going to pay you 25 grand a month.'
9
Bjorn Borg
As tennis players, we work and we sacrifice many things. To lose, that's not a happy thing - I mean sure, I was disappointed. You have to come back strong. But to win the last point in a grand slam tournament, that's the most beautiful and most satisfying feeling you can get as a tennis player. It's worth it.
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Stanley Crouch
The grand irony, however, is that Southern segregation was not brought to an end, nor redneck violence dramatically reduced, by violence.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GRAND»

Discover the use of grand in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to grand and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Grand Design
Model dependent realism, the multiverse, the top-down theory of cosmology, and the unified M-theory - all are revealed here. This is the first major work in nearly a decade by one of the world's greatest thinkers.
Stephen Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow, 2010
2
Grand Theft Childhood: The Surprising Truth About Violent ...
In Grand Theft Childhood: The Surprising Truth about Violent Video Games and What Parents Can Do, Kutner and Olson untangle the web of politics, marketing, advocacy and flawed or misconstrued studies that until now have shaped parents' ...
Lawrence Kutner, Cheryl Olson, 2008
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The Evolution of the Grand Tour: Anglo-Italian Cultural ...
The Grand Tour has emerged as a subject of importance for those interested in exploring the historic connections between nations and their intellectual and artistic production.
Edward Chaney, 2000
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The Grand Inquisitor
This bite-size text is a great way for beginners to acquaint themselves with Dostoyevsky's style.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 2009
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The Grand Strategy of the Roman Empire: From the First ...
'A fascinating book, well written and forcefully argued...Luttwak's formulations are as refreshing as they are convincing... He has done for Roman historians what they have not done for themselves.' --Z. Yavetz, New Republic
Edward Luttwak, 1979
6
The Grand Illusion: A Synthesis of Science and ...
With the knowledge that we are incredible and immortal spiritual beings temporarily inhabiting a dream-like, multidimensional, holographic reality, we can indeed begin to turn life on this planet—which, for many, is a virtual ...
Brendan D. Murphy, 2012
7
Brighty of the Grand Canyon
Relates the adventures of a little burro who blazed trails through the Grand Canyon and met many famous people in the process.
Marguerite Henry, 1991
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Grand Design: Hollywood as a Modern Business Enterprise, ...
In this fifth volume of the award-winning series History of the American Cinema, Tino Balio examines every aspect of the filmmaking and film exhibition system as it matured during the Depression era.
Tino Balio, 1995
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A Grand Strategy for America
What strategic behavior is appropriate for a state as powerful as the U.S.? To answer this question, Robert J. Art concentrates on "grand strategy"—the deployment of military power in both peace and war to support foreign policy goals.
Robert J. Art, 2004
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A Grand Delusion: Democracy and Economic Reform in Egypt
This book will shed much light on the dilemma between political and economic reform faced by so many developing countries today.
Eberhard Kienle, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GRAND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term grand is used in the context of the following news items.
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Spieth arrives at St. Andrews, resuming Grand Slam quest
Spieth is only the fourth player since 1960, the year Arnold Palmer proposed the concept of the modern Grand Slam in golf, to win the first two ... «Boston Herald, Jul 15»
2
Family slams subpoena of John Geer's teen daughter to Fairfax …
As the special grand jury investigating the Fairfax County police shooting death of John Geer prepares to meet later this month, prosecutors ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
3
Inside a crime scene in Grand Crossing: 'I look both ways coming up …
A police officer works at the scene of a shooting July 12, 2015, in the Grand Crossing neighborhood. (Peter Nickeas, Chicago Tribune). «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
4
Why more people aren't running for Grand Rapids mayor as term …
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – George Heartwell could have set a record. Nobody has served as Grand Rapids mayor longer than three four-year terms ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
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Crowdfunding campaign launched for bike lane between Grand
GRAND HAVEN, MI -- The Ottawa County Planning Commission has launched a crowd-funding campaign to create a 4-foot-wide bike lane ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
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Reckless driver leads Grand Prairie police on chase into Lone Star …
A caller alerted Grand Prairie police around 1 p.m. that the suspect was possibly intoxicated and driving recklessly near Main Street, said Lyle ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
7
Roger Federer's Time as Grand Slam Contender Far from over After …
Outside of Nadal on clay, Djokovic presents the worst matchup for Federer in Grand Slam finals. The Serbian evened his head-to-head record ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
8
Police respond to apparent gunman at Grand Forks Wal-Mart
A Grand Forks police officer sets up a perimeter behind Wal-Mart on 32nd Ave. S. Sunday in Grand Forks. Tim Albrecht / Forum News Service ... «INFORUM, Jul 15»
9
One Injured, One Cited in Grand Forks Crash
One woman was injured following a two vehicle collision in Grand Forks Monday morning. It happened just before 9:30 at the intersection of ... «Valley News Live, Jul 15»
10
Crisis of faith comes to a boil in 'Grand Concourse'
Grand Concourse, a magnificent thoroughfare in the Bronx, was modeled on the Champs-Elysees but, as with sections of Chicago's roughly ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»

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