Italian-English Dictionary

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grande (ˈɡrande) 

Translations

adjective

a volte gran + consonante, grand' + vocale
    1. (gen) big
    2. (quantità) large
    3. (alto) tall
      1. (montagna) high
    4. (largo) wide, broad
    5. (lungo) long
    6. (forte)
      1. (rumore) loud
      2. (vento) strong, high
      3. (pioggia) heavy
      4. (caldo) intense
      5. (affetto, bisogno) great
      6. (sospiro) deep

    è grande per la sua età he's big for his age

    un ragazzo grande e grosso a big strong boy

    un grande invalido a seriously disabled person

    la gran maggioranza degli italiani the great o vast majority of Italians

    ha una grande opinione di sé he has a high opinion of himself

    il gran pubblico the general public

    una taglia più grande a larger o bigger size

  1. (di età)

    sei abbastanza grande per capire you're big o old enough to understand

    farsi grande to grow up

    hanno due figli grandi they have two grown-up children

    mio fratello più grande my big o older brother

    è più grande di me he's older than me

    1. (importante, rilevante) great
    2. (illustre, nobile) noble, great

    è arrivato il gran giorno the great day dawned

    un grande musicista a great musician

    un grande poeta a great poet

    le grandi potenze (politics) the major powers

    è un gran signore he's a real gentleman

    ha fatto grandi spese he's been spending his money

  2. (rafforzativo)
    1. (lavoratore) hard
    2. (bevitore) heavy
    3. (amico, bugiardo) great

    è una gran bella donna she's a very beautiful woman

    una gran bella vita a great life

    oggi fa un gran caldo it's extremely hot today

    di gran classe (prodotto) high-class

    una donna di gran classe a woman with class

    la famiglia al gran completo the entire family

    è un gran cretino he's an utter fool

    per sua gran fortuna non c'era la polizia he was really lucky that the police weren't around

    oggi fa un gran freddo it's extremely cold today

    in gran parte to a large extent, mainly

    ha fatto una gran risata he laughed loudly

    con mia gran sorpresa to my great surprise

  3. (fraseologia)

    ti farà un gran bene it'll do you good

    non ci ho fatto gran caso I didn't really notice

    non ne so (un) gran che I don't know very much about it

    non è o non vale (un) gran che it (o he etc) is nothing special, it (o he etc) is not up to much

    quel quadro non è poi (una) gran cosa that painting's nothing special

masculine noun, feminine noun

  1. (persona adulta) adult, grown-up

    cosa farai da grande? what will you be o do when you grow up?

  2. (persona importante) great manwoman

    fare il grande (strafare) to act big

    Pietro il Grande Peter the Great

masculine noun

  1. fare le cose in grande to do things on a grand scale, do things in style

'grande' in Other Languages

  • Arabic: كَبِيرPronunciation for كَبِير
  • Brazilian Portuguese: grandePronunciation for grande
  • Chinese: 大的Pronunciation for 大的
  • Croatian: velikPronunciation for velik velika
  • Czech: velkýPronunciation for velký
  • Danish: storPronunciation for stor
  • Dutch: grootPronunciation for groot
  • European Spanish: grandePronunciation for grande
  • Finnish: isoPronunciation for iso
  • French: grandPronunciation for grandtaille
  • German: großPronunciation for groß
  • Greek: μεγάλοςPronunciation for μεγάλος μεγάλη
  • Italian: grandePronunciation for grande
  • Japanese: 大きいPronunciation for 大きい
  • Korean: Pronunciation for 큰
  • Norwegian: storPronunciation for stor
  • Polish: dużyPronunciation for duży duża
  • Portuguese: grandePronunciation for grande
  • Romanian: mare mare, mare, mari, mari
  • Russian: большойPronunciation for большой большая
  • Spanish: grandePronunciation for grande
  • Swedish: storPronunciation for stor stort
  • Thai: ใหญ่Pronunciation for ใหญ่
  • Turkish: büyükPronunciation for büyük
  • Ukrainian: великий
  • Vietnamese: to lớnPronunciation for to lớn
  • Arabic: عَظِيمPronunciation for عَظِيم
  • Brazilian Portuguese: grandePronunciation for grande ótima
  • Chinese: 伟大的Pronunciation for 伟大的
  • Croatian: velikPronunciation for velik velika
  • Czech: velkýPronunciation for velký
  • Danish: storPronunciation for stor
  • Dutch: enormPronunciation for enorm
  • European Spanish: granPronunciation for gran
  • Finnish: suuriPronunciation for suurimahtava
  • French: superPronunciation for super
  • German: großPronunciation for groß
  • Greek: εξέχωνPronunciation for εξέχων εξέχουσα
  • Italian: grandePronunciation for grande
  • Japanese: 大きなPronunciation for 大きな
  • Korean: Pronunciation for 큰
  • Norwegian: storPronunciation for stor
  • Polish: wielkiPronunciation for wielki wielka
  • Portuguese: enormePronunciation for enorme
  • Romanian: imens imens, imensă, imenși, imense
  • Russian: огромныйPronunciation for огромный
  • Spanish: granPronunciation for gran
  • Swedish: storPronunciation for stor stort
  • Thai: ยิ่งใหญ่Pronunciation for ยิ่งใหญ่
  • Turkish: büyükPronunciation for büyükmüthiş
  • Ukrainian: великий
  • Vietnamese: to lớnPronunciation for to lớn
  • Arabic: كَبِيرٌPronunciation for كَبِيرٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: grandePronunciation for grande
  • Chinese: 大的Pronunciation for 大的
  • Croatian: velikPronunciation for velik velika
  • Czech: velkýPronunciation for velký
  • Danish: storPronunciation for stor
  • Dutch: grootPronunciation for groot
  • European Spanish: grandePronunciation for grande
  • Finnish: suuriPronunciation for suurisuurikokoinen
  • French: grandPronunciation for grandtaille
  • German: großPronunciation for groß
  • Greek: ευμεγέθηςPronunciation for ευμεγέθης
  • Italian: grandePronunciation for grande
  • Japanese: 大きいPronunciation for 大きい
  • Korean: Pronunciation for 큰
  • Norwegian: storPronunciation for stor
  • Polish: wielkiPronunciation for wielki wielka
  • Portuguese: grandePronunciation for grande
  • Romanian: mare mare,mari
  • Russian: большойPronunciation for большой большая
  • Spanish: grandePronunciation for grande
  • Swedish: storPronunciation for stor stort
  • Thai: ใหญ่Pronunciation for ใหญ่
  • Turkish: büyükPronunciation for büyükiri
  • Ukrainian: великий
  • Vietnamese: rộng lớnPronunciation for rộng lớn
  • Arabic: هامّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: importante ótima
  • Chinese: 重要的
  • Croatian: značajan
  • Czech: významný
  • Danish: stor
  • Dutch: belangrijk
  • European Spanish: grande
  • Finnish: hieno
  • French: grandtrès important
  • German: toll
  • Greek: σπουδαίος σπουδαία
  • Italian: grande
  • Japanese: 優れた
  • Korean: 중요한
  • Norwegian: flott
  • Polish: wspaniały wspaniała
  • Portuguese: grande
  • Romanian: semnificativ semnificativ, semnificativă, semnificativi, semnificative
  • Russian: важнейший
  • Spanish: importante
  • Swedish: stor stort
  • Thai: สำคัญ
  • Turkish: harika
  • Ukrainian: величний
  • Vietnamese: quan trọng
  • Brazilian Portuguese: adulto
  • Chinese: 长大成人的长長大成人的
  • European Spanish: mayor
  • French: adulte
  • German: erwachsen
  • Italian: grande
  • Japanese: 成人した
  • Korean: 성숙한
  • Portuguese: adulto adulta
  • Spanish: grande

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