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Grande
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English

Etymology

Borrowed from Italian grande. See grand.

Adjective

grande (not comparable)

  1. (chiefly US) Of a cup of coffee: smaller than venti but larger than tall, usually 16 ounces.

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Asturian

Alternative forms

  • gran (apocopic, before a singular noun)

Etymology

From Latin grandis, grandem.

Adjective

grande (epicene, plural grandes)

  1. large, big
    Antonym: pequeñu

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Corsican

Etymology

From Latin grandis, grandem ("large, great").

Adjective

grande

  1. big

Danish

Etymology 1

From Spanish grande.

Noun

grande c (singular definite granden, plural indefinite grander)

  1. grandee
Declension

Etymology 2

From Old Danish grannæ, from Old Norse granni, from Proto-Germanic *garaznô ("neighbour").

Noun

grande c (singular definite granden, plural indefinite grander)

  1. (archaic) neighbour

Declension


French

Pronunciation

Adjective

grande

  1. feminine singular of grand

Derived terms

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Galician

Etymology

From Old Portuguese grande, from Latin grandis, grandem.

Adjective

grande m or f (plural grandes)

  1. large
    Synonyms: enorme, groso

Interlingua

Adjective

grande (comparative major, superlative le major or le maxime)

  1. big, large
    Antonym: parve
  2. great

Italian

Etymology

From Latin grandem, accusative form of grandis, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ghrew?- ("to fell, put down, fall in").

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'?ran.de/, ['?r?än?d?e?]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: gràn?de

Adjective

grande m or f (masculine and feminine plural grandi, comparative più grande or maggiore, superlative grandissimo or massimo or sommo)

  1. (size) big
  2. (quantity) large
  3. (height) tall
  4. (width) wide, broad
  5. (length) long
  6. (importance) great

Usage notes

  • The apocopic form gran may be used before singular nouns.

Noun

grande m or f (plural grandi)

  1. an adult or grownup
  2. a great or influential person

Noun

grande m (plural grandi)

  1. grandee
    Antonyms: piccolo, piccino

Derived terms


Ladino

Etymology

From Latin grandis.

Adjective

grande ? (Latin spelling)

  1. big

Noun

grande m (Latin spelling)

  1. adult

Latin

Etymology

From grandis ("large, great").

Adverb

grand? (comparative grandius, superlative grandissim?)

  1. greatly
  2. (poetic) loudly, aloud

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References

  • grande in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • grande in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • grande in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a weighty example, precedent: exemplum magnum, grande
    • elevated, moderate, plain style: genus dicendi grave or grande, medium, tenue (cf. Or. 5. 20; 6. 21)
    • exorbitant rate of interest: fenus iniquissimum, grande, grave
    • to incur debts on a large scale: grande, magnum (opp. exiguum) aes alienum conflare
  • grande in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)

Norman

Pronunciation

Adjective

grande

  1. feminine singular of grànd, grand

Old French

Alternative forms

  • grant ('grande' steadily replaces 'grant' during the Old French period)

Adjective

grande

  1. nominative feminine singular of grant
    • late 12th century, anonymous, La Folie de Tristan d'Oxford, page 354 (of the Champion Classiques edition of Le Roman de Tristan, ->ISBN, lines 67-70:
      La nef ert fort e belle e grande,
      bone cum cele k'ert markande.
      De plusurs mers chargee esteit,
      en Engleterre curre devait.
      The ship was strong and beautiful and big,
      good like a merchant's ship
      loaded with lots of different type of merchandise
      ready to set sail to England.
  2. oblique feminine singular of grant

Old Portuguese

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin grandis, grandem.

Adjective

grande

  1. big, great

Descendants

  • Fala: grandi
  • Galician: grande
  • Portuguese: grande

Portuguese

Alternative forms

  • grãde (obsolete, abbreviation)

Etymology

From Old Portuguese grande, from Latin grandis, of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation

Adjective

grande m or f (plural grandes, comparable)

  1. large; great; big (of great size or extent)
    Este livro é grande. - This book is big.
    Este livro é maior do que aquele. - This book is bigger than that one.
  2. large; big; numerous (numerically large)
    Tua família é muito grande. - Your family is very large.
  3. (preceding nouns) great (of great importance)
    Os grandes reis da antiguidade. - The great kings of antiquity.
  4. (preceding nouns) great; magnanimous (noble and generous in spirit)
    Artur foi um grande rei. - Arthur was a great king.
  5. grown-up; mature
    Já és grande, podes trabalhar. - You're already grown-up, you can work.
  6. (followed by a city's name) the metropolitan area of, greater
    Moro na grande Londres. - I live in the metropolis of London.
    Grande Manchester é uma região metropolitana no noroeste da Inglaterra. - Greater Manchester is a metropolitan area in the north-west of England.

Inflection

Quotations

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Synonyms

Antonyms

Derived terms

Related terms

Noun

grande m, f (plural grandes)

  1. (Brazil, colloquial, used in the vocative) A term of address for someone
    Synonyms: amigo, chefe

Spanish

Alternative forms

  • gran (preceding a singular noun)

Etymology

From Latin grandis, grandem ("large, great"), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ghrew?- ("to fell, put down, fall in").

Pronunciation

Adjective

grande (plural grandes) superlative: grandísimo

  1. (after the noun or predicatively) big, large
    Synonyms: amplio (for cloth, shoe, place), voluminoso
    Antonyms: chico, pequeño
  2. (before a plural noun) great
    Synonym: grandioso
    Antonym: irrelevante
  3. (about human age) aged, old
    Mi papá ya es muy grande para hacer eso. - My dad is now a bit old to do that.
    Synonyms: anciano, viejo
    Antonyms: chico, joven, pequeño

Usage notes

  • When used before and in the same noun phrase as the modified singular noun, the apocopic form gran ("great") is used instead of grande.

Derived terms

Noun

grande m (plural grandes)

  1. grandee

Descendants

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