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Main Entry: 1grand
Function: adjective 1: higher in rank than others of the same class : FOREMOST, PRINCIPAL <the grand champion> <the grand prize> 2: great in size 3: including all things being considered : COMPLETE <a grand total> 4 a: marked by magnificence : SPLENDID <a grand coronation ceremony> b: showing wealth or high social standing <the airs of a grand lady> 5: IMPRESSIVE <made grand statements about our progress> 6: very good : FINE <grand weather> <have a grand time> - grandĚly /gran-(d)l/ adverb - grandĚness /gran(d)-ns/ noun synonymsGRAND, MAGNIFICENT, MAJESTIC, GRANDIOSE mean large and impressive. GRAND suggests handsomeness and dignity <the royal wedding was a grand affair>. MAGNIFICENT suggests an appropriate greatness of size that remains dignified and in good taste <a magnificent palace>. MAJESTIC suggests awe-inspiring grandeur or great size <a majestic waterfall>. GRANDIOSE may suggest largeness or greatness but is usually applied to something that is foolishly exaggerated or showy <grandiose plans for world conquest>.