Synonyms of grand


1. thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thou, yard, large integer

usage: the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100

2. grand piano, grand, piano, pianoforte, forte-piano

usage: a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs


1. expansive, grand, heroic, impressive (vs. unimpressive)

usage: 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"

2. august, grand, lordly, noble (vs. lowborn)

usage: of or befitting a lord; "heir to a lordly fortune"; "of august lineage"

3. deluxe, gilded, grand, luxurious, opulent, princely, sumptuous, rich (vs. poor)

usage: rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded dining rooms"

4. fantastic, grand, howling(prenominal), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(prenominal), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous, extraordinary (vs. ordinary)

usage: 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"

5. exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded, noble (vs. ignoble)

usage: 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"

6. grand, large (vs. small), big (vs. little)

usage: large and impressive in physical size or extent; "the bridge is a grand structure"

7. grand, important (vs. unimportant), of import

usage: the most important and magnificent in adornment; "grand ballroom"; "grand staircase"

8. distinguished, grand, imposing, magisterial, dignified (vs. undignified)

usage: 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"

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Definition and meaning of grand (Dictionary)