noun. United States writer (born in Russia) noted for her polemical novels and political conservativism (1905-1982).
Rhymes with Rand
Sentences with rand
1. Noun, singular or mass
They can include currencies such as the South African rand, Turkish lira or Russian ruble.
Quotes about rand
1. Some major writers have a huge impact, like Ayn Rand, who to my mind is a lousy fiction writer because her writing has no compassion and virtually no humor. She has a philosophical and economical message that she is passing off as fiction, but it really isn't fiction at all.
- Theodore Sturgeon
2. To sum it all up, the [Ayn] Rand belief system looks like this:1. Facts are facts: things can be absolutely right or absolutely wrong, as determined by reason.2. According to my reasoning, I am absolutely right.3. Charity is immoral.4. Pay for your own fucking schools.
- Matt Taibbi, Griftopia: Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America
noun. a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese.
noun. ['ˈrænd'] the basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents.
- South African monetary unit