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Meaning of grand

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or
             scope; "an expansive lifestyle"; "in the grand manner";
             "collecting on a grand scale"; "heroic undertakings"
             [syn: {expansive}, {grand}, {heroic}]
      2: of or befitting a lord; "heir to a lordly fortune"; "of
         august lineage" [syn: {august}, {grand}, {lordly}]
      3: rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded
         dining rooms" [syn: {deluxe}, {gilded}, {grand}, {luxurious},
         {opulent}, {princely}, {sumptuous}]
      4: extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as
         intensifiers; "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was
         fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of
         rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a
         tremendous achievement" [syn: {fantastic}, {grand},
         {howling(a)}, {marvelous}, {marvellous}, {rattling(a)},
         {terrific}, {tremendous}, {wonderful}, {wondrous}]
      5: of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or
         style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown
         ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand
         purpose" [syn: {exalted}, {elevated}, {sublime}, {grand},
         {high-flown}, {high-minded}, {lofty}, {rarefied}, {rarified},
         {idealistic}, {noble-minded}]
      6: large and impressive in physical size or extent; "the bridge
         is a grand structure"
      7: the most important and magnificent in adornment; "grand
         ballroom"; "grand staircase"
      8: used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an
         eminent person; "his distinguished bearing"; "the monarch's
         imposing presence"; "she reigned in magisterial beauty" [syn:
         {distinguished}, {grand}, {imposing}, {magisterial}]
      n 1: the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100 [syn:
           {thousand}, {one thousand}, {1000}, {M}, {K}, {chiliad},
           {G}, {grand}, {thou}, {yard}]
      2: a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame;
         usually supported by three legs [syn: {grand piano}, {grand}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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