Associations to the word «Grant»

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Wiktionary

GRANT, verb. To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; -- usually in answer to petition.
GRANT, verb. To bestow or confer, with or without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give.
GRANT, verb. To admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede.
GRANT, verb. To assent; to consent.
GRANT, noun. The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission.
GRANT, noun. The yielding or admission of something in dispute.
GRANT, noun. The thing or property granted; a gift; a boon.
GRANT, noun. (legal) A transfer of property by deed or writing; especially, an appropriation or conveyance made by the government; as, a grant of land or of money; also, the deed or writing by which the transfer is made.
GRANT, noun. (informal) An application for a grant (monetary boon to aid research or the like).
GRANT, proper noun. An English surname​ and a Scottish clan name, from a nickname meaning "large".
GRANT, proper noun. A male given name, transferred from the surname.

Dictionary definition

GRANT, noun. Any monetary aid.
GRANT, noun. The act of providing a subsidy.
GRANT, noun. (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance.
GRANT, noun. Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978).
GRANT, noun. United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986).
GRANT, noun. 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885).
GRANT, noun. A contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business; "he got the beer concession at the ball park".
GRANT, noun. A right or privilege that has been granted.
GRANT, verb. Let have; "grant permission"; "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison".
GRANT, verb. Give as judged due or on the basis of merit; "the referee awarded a free kick to the team"; "the jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff";"Funds are granted to qualified researchers".
GRANT, verb. Be willing to concede; "I grant you this much".
GRANT, verb. Allow to have; "grant a privilege".
GRANT, verb. Bestow, especially officially; "grant a degree"; "give a divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights".
GRANT, verb. Give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another.
GRANT, verb. Transfer by deed; "grant land".

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