grande

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Grande

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grande ‎(not comparable)

  1. (chiefly US) Of a cup of coffee at Starbucks; smaller than venti but larger than tall, usually 16 ounces. No coffee vendor other than Starbucks uses "Grande" to mean large.

Anagrams[edit]


Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • gran (apocopic, before a singular noun)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin grandis, grandem.

Adjective[edit]

grande (epicene, plural grandes)

  1. large, big

Antonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Corsican[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin grandis, grandem ‎(large, great).

Adjective[edit]

grande

  1. big

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grande

  1. feminine singular of grand

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese grande, from Latin grandis, grandem.

Adjective[edit]

grande m, f (plural grandes)

  1. large

Synonyms[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. big, large
  2. great

Antonyms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

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 notes[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

grande m, f ‎(plural grandi)

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

Noun[edit]

grande m ‎(plural grandi)

  1. grandee

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin grandis.

Adjective[edit]

grande ? ‎(Latin spelling)

  1. big

Noun[edit]

grande m ‎(Latin spelling)

  1. adult

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From grandis ‎(large, great).

Adverb[edit]

grandē (comparative grandius, superlative grandissimē)

  1. greatly
  2. (poetic) loudly, aloud

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • grande in Charlton T. Lewis & 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 (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (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[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
    (Jersey)

Adjective[edit]

grande

  1. feminine singular of grànd
  2. feminine singular of grand

Old Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin grandis, grandem.

Adjective[edit]

grande

  1. big, great

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • grãde (obsolete, abbreviation)

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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.

Quotations[edit]

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

Inflection[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grande m, f ‎(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 notes[edit]

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

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

grande m ‎(plural grandes)

  1. grandee