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Verb: grant  grãnt
  1. Let have; give the right to; give the opportunity or permission to
    "grant permission"; "grant a privilege";
    - allow, accord, allot
  2. Give as judged due or on the basis of merit
    "Funds are granted to qualified researchers";
    - award
  3. Be willing to admit or forced to agree
    "I grant you this much";
    - concede, yield
  4. Allow, esp. in an official capacity
    "grant a degree"; "This bill grants us new rights";
    - give
  5. Give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
    - concede, yield, cede
  6. Transfer by deed
    "grant land";
    - deed over
Noun: grant  grãnt
  1. Any monetary aid
  2. The act of providing a subsidy
    - subsidization, subsidisation [Brit]
  3. (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
    - assignment
  4. A contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business
    "he got the beer grant at the ball park";
    - concession
  5. A right or privilege that has been granted
Noun: Grant  grãnt
  1. 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
    - Ulysses Grant, Ulysses S. Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Hiram Ulysses Grant, President Grant
  2. United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986)
    - Cary Grant
  3. Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
    - Duncan Grant, Duncan James Corrow Grant

Derived forms: Grants, granted, grants, granting

Type of: actor, agree, aid, allocation, allotment, apportioning, apportionment, assignation, assistance, Chief Executive, concord, concur, contract, economic aid, economic assistance, financial aid, financial assistance, full general, general, gift, give, histrion, hold, painter, parceling [US], parcelling, player, POTUS [US, informal], present, President, President of the United States, right, role player, thespian, transferred possession, transferred property, United States President

Part of: Bloomsbury Group

Encyclopedia: Grant, NE