how to pronounce grand


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grand is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of grand in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… but in 2007 a grand jury decided not to …”

meanings of grand


  1. Standing in the second or some more remote degree of parentage or descent (see grand-).
  2. Great in size, and fine or imposing in appearance or impression; illustrious, dignified, magnificent.
  3. Having higher rank or more dignity, size, or importance than other persons or things of the same name.
  4. Fine; lovely.
  5. Containing all the parts proper to a given form of composition.
  6. Of a large size or extent; great.


  1. A thousand of some unit of currency, such as dollars or pounds.
  2. A grandparent or grandchild.
  3. A grand piano.


  1. A surname​.
  2. A ghost town (historic place) in Ellis County, Oklahoma, United States.
  3. A commune in Vosges department, Grand Est, France.

grand frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word grand occurs in english on average 61.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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