1) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n If you say that something is splendid, you mean that it is very good.

The book includes a wealth of splendid photographs...

Our house has got a splendid view across towards the Cotswolds...

I found him to be splendid company during the hour of our acquaintance.

Derived words:
splendidly ADV-GRADED ADV with v

I have heard him tell people that we get along splendidly.

2) ADJ-GRADED: usu ADJ n If you describe a building or work of art as splendid, you mean that it is beautiful, impressive, and extremely well made.

...a splendid Victorian mansion.

Derived words:
splendidly ADV-GRADED ADV adj, ADV with v

The young women are splendidly dressed, some in floor-length ball gowns...

Its historic buildings are being slowly and splendidly renovated.

...this splendidly readable and robust autobiography.

3) EXCLAM (feelings) You can say `splendid' in a conversation to indicate that you approve of a particular situation or something that someone has said.

`I was thinking I might do a lemon cream sauce and baked potatoes.' `Splendid!' Midge applauded.

super, great

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