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Granchild vs. Grandchild: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on November 28, 2023
"Granchild" is an incorrect spelling. The correct spelling is "Grandchild," referring to a child of one's son or daughter.

Which is correct: Granchild or Grandchild

How to spell Grandchild?

Granchild is Incorrect

Grandchild is Correct

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Key Differences

"Grandchild" contains the word "grand," which means great or magnificent, hinting at the significance of the relationship.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 28, 2023
Think of "grandparents" — it's the same "grand" prefix in "grandchild."
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Nov 28, 2023
"Gran" is colloquially used for "grandmother," but when referring to the child, always add the "d."
Harlon Moss
Nov 28, 2023
Associate "grand" with "great," as in "great-grandchild." The "d" is essential.
Harlon Moss
Nov 28, 2023
Remember the word "grand" as in "grand piano" or "grand slam." Both carry the full "grand."
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Nov 28, 2023
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Grandchild Definitions

The next generation descending from an individual.
My grandchild will inherit this family heirloom.
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Sep 11, 2023
A descendant two generations down.
She delights in spoiling her grandchild.
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Sep 11, 2023
The offspring of one's progeny.
Watching her grandchild grow is her greatest joy.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 11, 2023
A child related through lineage, not directly born to.
Her daughter's son is her grandchild.
Sara Rehman
Sep 11, 2023
A child of one's son or daughter.
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Sep 08, 2023
A child of someone's child.
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Sep 08, 2023
A son's or daughter's child; a child in the second degree of descent.
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Sep 08, 2023
A child of your son or daughter
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FAQs

What is the verb form of Grandchild?

There isn't a verb form of "grandchild."
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 28, 2023

What is the singular form of Grandchild?

Grandchild.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Grandchild?

There's no specific conjunction exclusive to "Grandchild"; it depends on context.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023

Which vowel is used before Grandchild?

The vowel "a" is used in "grand" of "Grandchild."
Harlon Moss
Nov 28, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Grandchild?

It is pronounced as /ˈɡrændʧaɪld/.
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Nov 28, 2023

What is the root word of Grandchild?

The root words are "grand" and "child."
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Nov 28, 2023

What is the plural form of Grandchild?

Grandchildren.
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Nov 28, 2023

Why is it called Grandchild?

The term combines "grand," denoting a step beyond immediate family, with "child." It indicates a child one generation removed from one's children.
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Nov 28, 2023

Which preposition is used with Grandchild?

"Of" as in "grandchild of Mrs. Smith."
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Nov 28, 2023

Is Grandchild a countable noun?

Yes.
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Nov 28, 2023

Is Grandchild a collective noun?

No.
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Nov 28, 2023

Is the word Grandchild imperative?

No.
Harlon Moss
Nov 28, 2023

How do we divide Grandchild into syllables?

Grand-child.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023

What part of speech is Grandchild?

Noun.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

What is the third form of Grandchild?

Not applicable as "grandchild" is a noun.
Sara Rehman
Nov 28, 2023

Is Grandchild a noun or adjective?

Grandchild is a noun.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

Is the Grandchild term a metaphor?

No, though it can be used metaphorically in specific contexts.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Grandchild?

The first syllable, "grand," is stressed.
Sara Rehman
Nov 28, 2023

Is Grandchild an adverb?

No.
Harlon Moss
Nov 28, 2023

Is Grandchild an abstract noun?

No, it's a concrete noun.
Harlon Moss
Nov 28, 2023

Is Grandchild a negative or positive word?

Neutral; it simply denotes a relationship.
Sara Rehman
Nov 28, 2023

How many syllables are in Grandchild?

Two syllables.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023

What is another term for Grandchild?

Descendant (in the context of lineage).
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Nov 28, 2023

What is the opposite of Grandchild?

Grandparent.
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Nov 28, 2023

Which determiner is used with Grandchild?

Determiners like "my," "her," "this," and "that" can be used.
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Nov 28, 2023

Which article is used with Grandchild?

Both "a" and "the" can be used, depending on the context.
Sara Rehman
Nov 28, 2023

Is Grandchild a vowel or consonant?

"Grandchild" is a word made up of both vowels and consonants.
Sara Rehman
Nov 28, 2023

What is the first form of Grandchild?

Not applicable as "grandchild" is a noun.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 28, 2023

What is the second form of Grandchild?

Not applicable as "grandchild" is a noun.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 28, 2023

How is Grandchild used in a sentence?

My grandchild loves to read stories before bedtime.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023
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