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Definitions of grant

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

Usage examples for grant

  1. Who was General Grant? – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  2. " Well, it's curious, grant ye. – Harvest by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. " Wait until I can get you some tea," replied Mrs. Grant. – All's for the Best by T. S. Arthur
  4. 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
  5. " I was very sorry, I grant," replied Jack. – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  6. Then said he, " Sweet, will you grant me a favour?" – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  7. For the sake of our friendship, George, I beg you to grant me this great favor. – A Maker of History by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. You will grant me that." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. However, that half of it I grant. – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  13. Fix was actually on board the General Grant. – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  14. " 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
  15. God, if it be Thy will, grant to us a sign. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  16. " Ah," said Mr. Grant, " my saying was true! – McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  17. Grant me one day, only one day. – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  18. Heaven grant that this Miriam may prove to be the one! – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  19. Where is the grant? – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
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