Grant is defined as to give something that has been requested to someone.(verb)
The definition of a grant is something given for a particular purpose.(noun)
An example of grant is a type of funding a student receives from the government to attend college.
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Origin: ME granten < OFr graanter, craanter, to promise, assure < VL *credentare, to promise, yield < L credens, prp. of credere, to believe: see creed
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transitive verb grant·ed, grant·ing, grants
Origin: Middle English granten
Origin: , from Old French granter
Origin: , variant of creanter
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *crēdentāre, to assure
Origin: , from Latin crēdēns, crēdent-
Origin: , present participle of crēdere, to believe; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.
, Ulysses Simpson Originally Hiram Ulysses Grant. 1822-1885.
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