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
1. To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the
possession or title of; to convey; -- usually in answer to
Grant me the place of this threshing floor. --1
2. To bestow or confer, with or without compensation,
particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give.
Wherefore did God grant me my request. --Milton.
3. To admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to
yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede.
Grant that the Fates have firmed by their decree.
Syn: Syn.-- To give; confer; bestow; convey; transfer; admit;
allow; concede. See Give.
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "granting":
accommodation, accordance, admitting, admitting that, allowing,
allowing that, award, awarding, bestowal, bestowment,
communication, concession, conferment, conferral, contribution,
deliverance, delivery, donation, endowment, exempting, furnishment,
gifting, giving, grant, impartation, impartment, investiture,
liberality, offer, presentation, presentment, provision,
subscription, supplying, surrender, vouchsafement, waiving