grand grand  /ˈɡrænd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or befitting a lord
  2. (adj) rich and superior in quality
  3. (adj) extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers
  4. (adj) of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
  5. (adj) large and impressive in physical size or extent
  6. (adj) the most important and magnificent in adornment
  7. (adj) used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person
  8. (n) the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
  9. (n) a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
  10. (adj) of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Testimony begins in front of a grand jury in the investigation into whether the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame was improperly leaked to the press.
  2. Roger Clinton's subpoena requires him to appear before the grand jury on April 20.
  3. Rove corrected himself in a later grand jury session.

News

  1. Grand Opening Held For New Entrepreneur Center Facility

    A grand opening was held Thursday morning for the Nashville Entrepreneur Center's new 20,000-square-foot facility.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: News Channel 5 Nashville

  2. Grand jury being convened in officer shooting

    A grand jury is being convened in Vermont state court to determine whether criminal charges should be filed against a police officer who shot a mentally ill man while arresting him following an assault in April. Winooski Police Chief Steve McQueen tells the Burlington Free Press he learned about the grand jury from his employee, Cpl. Jason Nokes, who received a concussion and a broken nose when ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WPTZ Burlington

  3. Grand Forks Herald publisher to retire next year

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Mike Jacobs, publisher of the Grand Forks Herald who helped lead the newspaper to a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the historic 1997 Red River flood, plans to retire next year.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The feeling is absolutely amazing. It is really tough to describe. Every young kid, from the first time he hits the ball and thinks to be a tennis player, this is the dream to be in the final of any Grand Slam," Berdych said.
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Tomas Berdych Source: Sify

  2. "In life as in football, overtime is the most difficult. Let's not forget that and let's mobilize all our forces for the grand finale on July 4," he said.
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Bronislaw Komorowski Source: CTV.ca

  3. "I know the crowd wanted him to win more," Djokovic said. "That's OK, it's all right. I still love you guys, don't worry. I'm very, very happy that I won my first Grand Slam here, so hopefully we'll see you here on this stage a lot more often...
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: Novak Djokovic Source: USA Today

Word of the Day
cursory cursory
/ˈkɜr sə ri /