Grant

Definition of Grant

Pronunciation: grånt
v. t.1.To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; - usually in answer to petition.
[imp. & p. p. Granted; p. pr. & vb. n. Granting.]
Grant me the place of this threshing floor.
- 1 Chron. xxi. 22.
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.
- Dryden.
v. i.1.To assent; to consent.
n.1.The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission.
2.The yielding or admission of something in dispute.
3.The thing or property granted; a gift; a boon.
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.

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