Student Thesaurus

One entry found for grand.
Entry Word: grand
Function: adjective
Text: 1 large and impressive in size, grandeur, extent, or conception <the grand ceremonies that typically mark the opening of the Olympic Games>
Synonyms august, baronial, gallant, glorious, grandiose, heroic, imposing, magnificent, majestic, monumental, noble, proud, regal, royal, splendid, stately
Related Words colossal, monstrous, prodigious, stupendous, tremendous; kingly, lordly, princely, queenly; awesome, awful, cosmic, sublime, wondrous; formidable, impressive, prepossessing, redoubtable; marvelous (or marvellous), superb, terrific, wonderful; extravagant, lavish, luxurious, opulent, sumptuous; gorgeous, resplendent, splendiferous; extraordinary, killer, remarkable, sensational, striking; celestial, divine, heavenly
Near Antonyms lowly, modest, unprepossessing; average, common, mediocre, ordinary, run-of-the-mill, second-rate; abject, mean, meretricious, shabby, sordid; insignificant, measly, paltry, petty, puny, trifling, trivial
Antonyms humble, unheroic, unimposing, unimpressive
2 coming before all others in importance <won the grand prize> -- see FOREMOST 1
3 not lacking any part or member that properly belongs to it <the grand total comes to $350> -- see COMPLETE 1
4 of a size greater than average of its kind <in the grand ring of the three-ring circus was the lion tamer> -- see LARGE
5 of high birth, rank, or station <everyone wanted to be seen with society's grand dame> -- see NOBLE 1
6 of the very best kind <that picnic in the mountains was simply grand> -- see EXCELLENT
7 unusually large <when the cast came out to make their bows, the stage was completely filled with the members of the grand company> -- see HUGE