adjective, grand·er, grand·est.
noun, plural grands for 13, grand for 14.
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Origin of grand
OTHER WORDS FROM grandgrandly, adverbgrandness, nounun·grand, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for grand
Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, and Rock Hudson all stayed at El Paisano, still the grandest hotel in town.Big-Sky West Texas: A Road Trip Through Hidden America|Condé Nast Traveler|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still, Horowitz faces stiff competition when it comes to becoming a man in the grandest fashion.The Six Most Fabulous, Most Epic Bar Mitzvah Dances Ever (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|August 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But his grandest project so far has little to do with infrastructure.Senegal Presidential Elections: Violence Flares Over Wade’s Candidacy|Artis Henderson|February 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The evolution and geology of the planet, then, is intricately linked on the grandest of scales with the evolution of life.Here on Earth, The Forgotten Founding Father, and Other Reviews|The Daily Beast|April 30, 2011|DAILY BEAST
College football: "America's grandest monument to national hypocrisy."
If this were not permissible, the number of the grandest creations of artistic genius would be most seriously limited.Antonio Stradivari|Horace William Petherick
Joseph Guarnerius appears to have endeavoured to produce the grandest tone, combining majesty and refinement.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
“I have mixed much in English society, since I was a child,” replied Aristide, in his grandest manner.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
It aspired to rise to a knowledge of God as the supremest wisdom and grandest attainment of mortal man.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
Her touch-word, 'scissors,' spoiled his finest bon mots, and embittered his grandest entertainment—it was flame to tow.Alone|Marion Harland