Grant meaning

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The act of granting.
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The definition of a grant is something given for a particular purpose.

An example of grant is a type of funding a student receives from the government to attend college.

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To allow or consent to the fulfillment of (something requested).

Grant permission to speak frankly; grant a request.

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To concede; acknowledge.

I grant that your plan is ingenious, but you still will not find many backers.

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One of several tracts of land in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont originally granted to an individual or a group.
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To give (what is requested, as permission, etc.); assent to; agree to fulfill.
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To acknowledge for the sake of argument; admit as true without proof; concede.
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The act of granting.
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Something granted, as property, a tract of land, an exclusive right or power, money from a fund, etc.
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A territorial subdivision in Maine, New Hampshire, or Vermont.
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A masculine name.
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(born Archibald Leach) 1904-86; U.S. film actor, born in England.
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(born Hiram Ulysses Grant) 1822-85; 18th president of the U.S. (1869-77): commander in chief of Union forces in the Civil War.
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A transaction in which a grantor transfers a subset of his or her own rights in property; the rights so transferred.
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To transfer rights in real or personal property; in litigation, accession by the court to a party’s request made by motion or pleading.
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To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; -- usually in answer to petition.
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To bestow or confer, with or without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give.
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To admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede.
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To assent; to consent.
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The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission.
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The yielding or admission of something in dispute.
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The thing or property granted; a gift; a boon.

I got a grant from the government to study archeology in Egypt.

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(law) 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.
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An English surname​ and a Scottish clan name, from a nickname meaning "large".
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A male given name, transferred from the surname.
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Grant is defined as to give something that has been requested to someone.

An example of grant is for a genie to give a person three wishes.

An example of grant is for a parent to give her child permission to stay out later than usual.

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(informal) An application for a grant (monetary boon to aid research or the like).
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take for granted
  • To consider as true, already settled, requiring no special attention, etc.; accept as a matter of course.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of grant

  • Middle English granten from Old French granter variant of creanter from Vulgar Latin crēdentāre to assure from Latin crēdēns crēdent- present participle of crēdere to believe kerd- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English granten, graunten, grantien, grauntien, from Anglo-Norman granter, graunter, from Old French granter, graunter, grantier, greanter (“to promise, assure, guarantee, confirm, ratify”), from a merger of Old French garantir, guarantir ("to guarantee, assure, vouch for", see guarantee) and earlier cranter, craanter, creanter (“to allow, permit”), from an assumed Medieval Latin *credentāre, from Latin credere (“to believe, trust”). More at guarantee, credit.
    From Wiktionary