Splendid
Splendid Splen"did, a. [L. splendidus, fr. splendere shine; cf. Lith. splend["e]ti: cf. F. splendide.] 1. Possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun. [1913 Webster]

2. Showy; magnificent; sumptuous; pompous; as, a splendid palace; a splendid procession or pageant. [1913 Webster]

3. Illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated; famous; as, a splendid victory or reputation. [1913 Webster]


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  • splendid — SPLÉNDID, Ă, splendizi, de, adj. Foarte frumos, minunat; strălucitor, măreţ. [acc. şi: splendíd] – Din fr. splendide, lat. splendidus. Trimis de LauraGellner, 25.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  SPLÉNDID adj., adv. 1. adj …   Dicționar Român

  • splendid — splendid, *resplendent, gorgeous, glorious, sublime, superb can mean having or displaying outstanding or transcendingly impressive qualities. Although, like most adjectives implying transcendence, they are often used interchangeably in hyperbole… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • splendid — [splen′did] adj. [L splendidus < splendere, to shine < IE * splend < base * (s)p(h)el , to gleam, shine > Sans sphulinga, a spark, Gr splēndos, ashes, Ger flink, lively] 1. having or showing splendor; specif., a) shining; lustrous;… …   English World dictionary

  • Splendid — (Альтеа,Испания) Категория отеля: Адрес: El Puput, 87, 03590 Альтеа, Испания …   Каталог отелей

  • Splendid — (Сен Жерве Ле Бэн,Франция) Категория отеля: Адрес: 101, Avenue du Mont Paccard, 74170 Сен …   Каталог отелей

  • splendid — [adj1] luxurious, expensive baroque, beaming, beautiful, bright, brilliant, costly, dazzling, elegant, fab*, fat*, flamboyant, glittering, glowing, gorgeous, grand, grandiose, imposing, impressive, lavish, lustrous, mad*, magnificent, magnifico,… …   New thesaurus

  • Splendīd — (lat.), glänzend. prächtig, prachtliebend, viel ausgehen lassend; beim Buchdruck soviel wie weit, geräumig gesetzt (Gegenteil: kompreß), mit ansehnlichen unbedruckten Papierrändern …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Splendid — Splendīd (lat.), glänzend, prächtig, freigebig; im Buchdruck: weit gesetzt …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • splendid — index elegant, illustrious, meritorious, premium, prime (most valuable), proud (self respecting), sterling Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • splendid — splendid:1.⇨freigebig(1)–2.⇨glänzend(2) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

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