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Definitions of grant

  1. allow to have; " grant a privilege"
  2. let have; " grant permission"; " Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"
  3. ( law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
  4. give on the basis of merit; " Funds are granted to qualified researchers"
  5. United States actor ( born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films ( 1904- 1986)
  6. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
  7. a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business; " he got the beer concession at the ball park"
  8. transfer by deed; " grant land"
  9. Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group ( 1885- 1978)
  10. bestow, esp. officially; " grant a degree"; " give a divorce"; " This bill grants us new rights"
  11. the act of providing a subsidy
  12. a right or privilege that has been granted
  13. 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War ( 1822- 1885)
  14. any monetary aid
  15. be willing to concede; " I grant you this much"
  16. bestow, especially officially; " grant a degree"; " give a divorce"; " This bill grants us new rights"
  17. To assent; to consent.
  18. To bestow or confer, with or without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give.
  19. To admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede.
  20. The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission.
  21. The yielding or admission of something in dispute.
  22. The thing or property granted; a gift; a boon.
  23. A transfer of property by deed or writing; especially, au 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.
  24. To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; - usually in answer to petition.
  25. All organized methods of funding.
  26. To give or confer, especially in response to a request; admit as true ( what has not been proved); concede; transfer the title of.
  27. The act of conferring; a gift; an allowance; the thing conveyed; a transfer of property; an admission or concession.
  28. To bestow or give over: to give possession of: to admit as true what is not yet proved: to concede.
  29. A bestowing: something bestowed, an allowance: a gift: a transfer or conveyance by deed or writing.
  30. Act of granting; anything granted.
  31. To bestow; concede.
  32. To bestow; confer.
  33. To admit as true; concede.
  34. The act of granting.
  35. The thing granted.
  36. An admission; concession.
  37. A bestowing; the thing bestowed; a gift; a concession or admission of something as true; a conveyance in writing; the thing conveyed.
  38. To give or bestow without compensation in answer to request; to transfer the title of a thing to another, for a good or valuable consideration; to admit as true what is not proved; to concede.
  39. To admit as true what has not been proved; to give or bestow something which cannot be claimed by right; to concede.
  40. The thing conferred on or conveyed to; an allowance.
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Quotes of grant

  1. God grant you the strength to fight off the temptations of surrender. – Walter Annenberg
  2. Television of course actually started in Britain in 1936, and it was a monopoly, and there was only one broadcaster and it operated on a license which is not the same as a government grant – David Attenborough
  3. Nothing is funnier than unhappiness, I grant you that. Yes, yes, it's the most comical thing in the world. – Samuel Beckett
  4. Fear not; and the God of mercies grant a full gale and a fair entry into His kingdom, which may carry sweetly and swiftly over the bar, that you find not the rub of death. – Donald Cargill
  5. This only grant me, that my means may lie too low for envy, for contempt too high. – Abraham Cowley
  6. I decided that now is the time to start doing the things that really interest me and I find important. It was in the 10 years of the MacArthur grant that I began working on my first book... and I began putting more work into environmental history. – Jared Diamond
  7. I always ask, why can't I be just like Cary Grant or something. – Aaron Eckhart
  8. The truth is, I'd never seen a Cary Grant film. Since then I have watched his stuff and it's astounding, but I don't see any similarity between us. Except for the fact that I'm told he used to wear ladies' underwear, which is something I also do. – Hugh Grant
  9. I will watch everything that Cary Grant did, or Kubrick made or Bergman. – Tim Roth
  10. I know General Grant better than any other person in the country can know him. It was my duty to study him, and I did so day and night, when I saw him and when I did not see him, and now I tell you what I know, he cannot govern this country. – Edwin M. Stanton
  11. Grant us a brief delay; impulse in everything is but a worthless servant. – Caecilius Statius
  12. But our society does not grant nontraditional forms of intelligence equal recognition, no matter how much it would help us get along or truly enrich our lives. – Joan D. Vinge
  13. In 1968 the Arts Council managed to get a grant from the treasury to buy up a lot of derelict touring theatres and put them back in the hands of the local authorities. – Timothy West
  14. Cary Grant was wonderful to work with on stage. He would move downstage, so that as he looked at me the audience had to look at me, too. He knew a lot about the theater and how to move around. He was very secure. – Fay Wray

Usage examples for grant

  1. Then said he, " Sweet, will you grant me a favour?" – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  2. " Well, it's curious, grant ye. – Harvest by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. You will grant me that." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. Where is the grant – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  5. Grant me one day, only one day. – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  6. Therefore we hope you will take pity on our women and children, and grant us peace. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  7. " Wait until I can get you some tea," replied Mrs. Grant – All's for the Best by T. S. Arthur
  8. Heaven grant there may! – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. Who was General Grant – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  10. " I was very sorry, I grant replied Jack. – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  11. " Ah," said Mr. Grant my saying was true! – McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  12. Heaven grant that this Miriam may prove to be the one! – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  13. " That will I grant gladly," answered Sir Beaumains, " for it were pity such a noble knight should die." – The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights by James Knowles
  14. For the sake of our friendship, George, I beg you to grant me this great favor. – A Maker of History by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. Shake hands, boys; I'm glad to see you, Arthur, look so happy again, and hope Mr. Grant will forgive- Oh, forgive and forget, said Grant and his son at the same moment. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  16. Fix was actually on board the General Grant – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  17. I grant you he's going to promise a lot of very interesting things, but that's been going on just a little too long. – An Amiable Charlatan by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  18. However, that half of it I grant – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  19. God, if it be Thy will, grant to us a sign. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  20. Fair, I confess there's pleasure in your sight; Sweet, you have power, I grant of all delight; But what is all to me if I have none? – Lyrics from the Song-Books of the Elizabethan Age by Various

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