Search Result for "grant":
1. any monetary aid;
2. the act of providing a subsidy;
[syn: grant, subsidization, subsidisation]
3. (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance;
[syn: grant, assignment]
4. Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978);
[syn: Grant, Duncan Grant, Duncan James Corrow Grant]
5. United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986);
[syn: Grant, Cary Grant]
6. 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885);
[syn: Grant, Ulysses Grant, Ulysses S. Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Hiram Ulysses Grant, President Grant]
7. a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business;
- Example: "he got the beer concession at the ball park"
[syn: concession, grant]
8. a right or privilege that has been granted;
1. let have;
- Example: "grant permission"
- Example: "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"
[syn: allow, grant]
2. give as judged due or on the basis of merit;
- Example: "the referee awarded a free kick to the team"
- Example: "the jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff";"Funds are granted to qualified researchers"
[syn: award, grant]
3. be willing to concede;
- Example: "I grant you this much"
[syn: concede, yield, grant]
4. allow to have;
- Example: "grant a privilege"
[syn: accord, allot, grant]
5. bestow, especially officially;
- Example: "grant a degree"
- Example: "give a divorce"
- Example: "This bill grants us new rights"
[syn: grant, give]
6. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another;
[syn: concede, yield, cede, grant]
7. transfer by deed;
- Example: "grant land"
[syn: grant, deed over]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Grant \Grant\ (gr[.a]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Granted; p. pr. & vb. n. Granting.] [OE. graunten, granten, OF. graanter, craanter, creanter, to promise, yield, LL. creantare to promise, assure, for (assumed LL.) credentare to make believe, fr. L. credens, p. pr. of credere to believe. See Creed, Credit.] 1. To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; -- usually in answer to petition. [1913 Webster] Grant me the place of this threshing floor. --1 Chron. xxi. 22. [1913 Webster] 2. To bestow or confer, with or without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give. [1913 Webster] Wherefore did God grant me my request. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede. [1913 Webster] Grant that the Fates have firmed by their decree. --Dryden. Syn: Syn.-- To give; confer; bestow; convey; transfer; admit; allow; concede. See Give. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Grant \Grant\, v. i. To assent; to consent. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Grant \Grant\, n. [OE. grant, graunt, OF. graant, creant, promise, assurance. See Grant, v. t.] 1. The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission. [1913 Webster] 2. The yielding or admission of something in dispute. [1913 Webster] 3. The thing or property granted; a gift; a boon. Especially: a sum of money given to an institution, group, or individual for a specific purpose, such as for scientific research; as, he got a million-dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health to study cancer. Note: Grants for research and other purposes are given usually by government agencies, charitable foundations, or industrial organizations. [1913 Webster +PJC] 4. (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. [1913 Webster] Note: Formerly, in English law, the term was specifically applied to transfers of incorporeal hereditaments, expectant estates, and letters patent from government and such is its present application in some of the United States. But now, in England the usual mode of transferring realty is by grant; and so, in some of the United States, the term grant is applied to conveyances of every kind of real property. --Bouvier. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]U.S. Gazetteer (1990):
Grant, AL (town, FIPS 31096) Location: 34.51721 N, 86.25227 W Population (1990): 638 (268 housing units) Area: 4.3 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water) Zip code(s): 35747 Grant, IA (city, FIPS 32295) Location: 41.14222 N, 94.98511 W Population (1990): 123 (72 housing units) Area: 1.9 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water) Zip code(s): 50847 Grant, MI (city, FIPS 34360) Location: 43.33406 N, 85.81006 W Population (1990): 764 (311 housing units) Area: 1.7 sq km (land), 0.1 sq km (water) Zip code(s): 49327 Grant, NE (city, FIPS 19910) Location: 40.84441 N, 101.72566 W Population (1990): 1239 (585 housing units) Area: 1.9 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water) Zip code(s): 69140 Grant, OK Zip code(s): 74738Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
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