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    grant - Dictionary definition and meaning for word grant

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