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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian grande. See grand.

AdjectiveEdit

grande (not comparable)

  1. (chiefly US) Of a cup of coffee at Starbucks; smaller than venti but larger than tall, usually 16 ounces. Other coffee vendors around the globe are also known to use Grande as a measurement of size.

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AsturianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • gran (apocopic, before a singular noun)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin grandis, grandem.

AdjectiveEdit

grande (epicene, plural grandes)

  1. large, big

AntonymsEdit

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CorsicanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin grandis, grandem (large, great).

AdjectiveEdit

grande

  1. big

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grande

  1. feminine singular of grand

Derived termsEdit

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese grande, from Latin grandis, grandem.

AdjectiveEdit

grande m, f (plural grandes)

  1. large

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InterlinguaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. big, large
  2. great

AntonymsEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡran.de/, [ˈɡr̺än̪d̪e̞]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: gràn‧de

AdjectiveEdit

grande m, 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 notesEdit

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

NounEdit

grande m, f (plural grandi)

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

NounEdit

grande m (plural grandi)

  1. grandee

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LadinoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin grandis.

AdjectiveEdit

grande ? (Latin spelling)

  1. big

NounEdit

grande m (Latin spelling)

  1. adult

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From grandis (large, great).

AdverbEdit

grandē (comparative grandius, superlative grandissimē)

  1. greatly
  2. (poetic) loudly, aloud

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ReferencesEdit

  • 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 Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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)

NormanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
    (Jersey)

AdjectiveEdit

grande

  1. feminine singular of grànd, grand

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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 2-7453-0520-4, 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 PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin grandis, grandem.

AdjectiveEdit

grande

  1. big, great

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • grãde (obsolete, abbreviation)

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grande m, 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
    Moro na grande Londres.
    I live in the metropolis of London.

InflectionEdit

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:grande.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grande (plural grandes)

  1. (after the noun or predicatively) big, large
  2. (before a plural noun) great
  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.

Usage notesEdit

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

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

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NounEdit

grande m (plural grandes)

  1. grandee

DescendantsEdit