adjective, grand·er, grand·est.
noun, plural grands for 13, grand for 14.
Words nearby grand
Origin of grand
SYNONYMS FOR grand
OTHER WORDS FROM grandgrand·ly, adverbgrand·ness, nounun·grand, adjective
Definition for grand (2 of 2)
Origin of grand-
Examples from the Web for grand
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
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
At Grand Central Station, demonstrators held a die-in, Gothamist reported.Trayvon Martin’s Family Rejects ‘Dead Cops’ Marchers|Jacob Siegel|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Other sauces are served at grand feasts, but the above will please familiar guests.Early English Meals and Manners|Various
The wealthy families vie with each other in the grand feasts which they give to all comers.The Inhabitants of the Philippines|Frederic H. Sawyer
I never drove through a Grand Duke's equipage on any other occasion.A Cigarette-Maker's Romance|F. Marion Crawford
And in this grand view, do not the holy apostles, and even Christ himself treat these things in the same way?The Life of Benjamin Franklin|Mason Locke Weems
Stripping Rantaine, and disappearing with the wreck of the Durande, were the grand achievements.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo