adjective, grand·er, grand·est.
noun, plural grands for 13, grand for 14.
SYNONYMS FOR grand
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of grand
OTHER WORDS FROM grandgrandly, adverbgrandness, nounun·grand, adjective
Words nearby grand
Definition for grand (2 of 2)
Origin of grand-
Example sentences from the Web for grand
Hamilton Beach has been around since 1910, making it the grand-pappy of the appliance world.Best toaster: Get perfectly golden slices every time|PopSci Commerce Team|February 10, 2021|Popular Science
In the best of these relationships, the grand gesture of cooking became a part of everyday life, a way to sustain and nourish what we’d built.
Less was more, smooth was better, and absolute precision essential to the monthly grand illusion.Joan Didion’s ‘Let Me Tell You What I Mean’ shows a writer ahead of her time|Charles Arrowsmith|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
In the famous grand party held at Captain von Trapp’s villa, as his children are singing “So Long, Farewell,” he encapsulates the pull felt by fathers everywhere as his eldest, Liesl, is trying to mature too quickly.Christopher Plummer’s Captain von Trapp is the father I want to be|Bill McQuillen|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
Seeing vivid proof on the sport’s grandest stage is another.What went wrong for the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes in a brutal Super Bowl defeat|Adam Kilgore|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
A grand juror in the Ferguson case is suing to be able to explain exactly what went down in the courtroom.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Could the (thus far) timid trembling give way to a full-on, grand mal seizure?26 Earthquakes Later, Fracking’s Smoking Gun Is in Texas|James Joiner|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The 2001 grand jury indictment named 21 suspects as being involved in the U.S. embassy bombings, including Osama bin Laden.
A grand jury investigated but found Foster had broken no law.
The police departments say procedures were followed, and grand juries have listened.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC|M.L. Nestel|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A tall phantom in livery appeared, as if by magic, and signed to me to ascend the grand staircase.
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
She was in a dream of oily odours and monstrous iron constructions, dominated by the grand foreman: and Edwin was in the dream.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
I had no idea who they were, as the Grand Duke was in morning costume, and had no star or decoration to distinguish him.
A splendid grand piano stands in one window (he receives a new one every year).