grandly


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grand

 (grănd)
adj. grand·er, grand·est
1.
a. Large and impressive in size or extent: a forest of grand trees; corruption on a grand scale.
b. Sweeping in ambition or conception: a grand scheme to build a canal across the desert.
2.
a. Very pleasing; wonderful; splendid: The children had a grand time playing in the barn.
b. Characterized by splendor or magnificence: A grand meal was laid before them. The emperor made a grand entrance on his horse.
3.
a. Having more importance than others; principal: won the grand prize.
b. Having higher rank than others of the same category: the grand admiral of the fleet.
4.
a. Dignified or noble, as in appearance or effect: the grand style of the great orators; the grand old man of British letters.
b. Having a serious moral purpose; noble: an endeavor with a grand mission.
5. Of a haughty or pretentious nature: put on a grand manner.
6. Including or covering all units or aspects: the grand total.
n.
1. A grand piano.
2. pl. grand Slang A thousand dollars: sold the car for six grand.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin grandis.]

grand′ly adv.
grand′ness n.
Synonyms: grand, magnificent, imposing, stately, majestic, august
These adjectives mean strikingly large in size, scope, or extent. Both grand and magnificent apply to what is physically or aesthetically impressive. Grand implies dignity, sweep, or eminence: a grand hotel lobby with marble floors. Magnificent suggests splendor, sumptuousness, and grandeur: a magnificent cathedral. Imposing describes what impresses by virtue of its size, bearing, or power: an imposing array of skyscrapers. Stately refers principally to what is dignified and handsome: a stately home set back from the street. Majestic suggests lofty dignity or sublime beauty: the majestic snowcapped Alps. August describes what inspires solemn reverence or awe: the august presence of the black-robed judges.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.grandly - in a grand manner; "the mansion seemed grandly large by today's standards"
Translations

grandly

[ˈgrændlɪ] ADV
1. (= impressively) to live grandlyvivir por todo lo alto
grandly decoratedsuntuosamente decorado
2. (= importantly) [announce, proclaim] (= solemnly) → solemnemente, con solemnidad; (= pompously) → pomposamente, en tono pomposo; [stand, walk] → majestuosamente
"my daughter's a PhD," he said grandly-mi hija tiene un doctorado -dijo pomposamente or en tono pomposo
what was grandly named "the Palace"lo que grandiosamente or pomposamente llamaban "el Palacio"

grandly

[ˈgrændli] adv
[speak] → avec des grands airs
(mainly British) [named, called] → pompeusement

grandly

adv
(= impressively)eindrucksvoll; namedgrandios; situated, builtprachtvoll; it is grandly described as/called/titled …es trägt die grandiose Bezeichnung
(= pompously) announce, proclaim, declaregroßspurig; sayhochtrabend
References in classic literature ?
Cutter put her handkerchief to her lips as if she were going to faint and said grandly: `Mr.
"Which he is!" exclaimed Tom, with fine dramatic effect, stepping grandly into camp.
how grandly her young face took the great kiss of the god!
The noble building of Inigo Jones faced the river grandly.
There it was, the smack and slap of the spirit of revolt, of adventure, of romance, of the things forbidden and done defiantly and grandly. And I knew that on the morrow I would not go back to my machine at the cannery.
Hushed in the sublime repose of death, the broad, firm, massive face and head fronted us so grandly that the chattering Frenchwomen about me lifted their hands in admiration, and cried in shrill chorus, "Ah, what a handsome man!" The wound that had killed him had been struck with a knife or dagger exactly over his heart.
"I'll send her away if she dares to say a word about such a thing," said Master Craven grandly. "She wouldn't like that, I can tell you."
A beautiful air ran through the music, without ceasing, sometimes loud and strong, sometimes so soft that it could hardly be distinguished--but it was always there; it swung grandly along through the shrill whistling of the storm-wind, the rattling patter of the rain, and the boom and crash of the thunder; it wound soft and low through the lesser sounds, the distant ones, such as the throbbing of the convent bell, the melodious winding of the hunter's horn, the distressed bayings of his dogs, and the solemn chanting of the monks; it rose again, with a jubilant ring, and mingled itself with the country songs and dances of the peasants assembled in the convent hall to cheer up the rescued huntsman while he ate his supper.
"Oh, I've swopped with him," said Dunstan, whose delight in lying, grandly independent of utility, was not to be diminished by the likelihood that his hearer would not believe him--"Wildfire's mine now."
Then he heard sweet music from a harp, and went in the direction of the sound until he came to a clearing, and there he saw three women, one of whom sat on a golden chair, and was beautifully and grandly dressed; she held a harp in her hands, and was very sorrowful.
It does not frighten me,' she added grandly; 'I am an artist's daughter.'
"Well, then, if we fight like the devil an' don't ever whip, it must be the general's fault," said the youth grandly and decisively.