What does grant mean?

Definitions for grant
grænt, grɑntgrant

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word grant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grantnoun

    any monetary aid

  2. grant, subsidization, subsidisationnoun

    the act of providing a subsidy

  3. grant, assignmentnoun

    (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance

  4. Grant, Duncan Grant, Duncan James Corrow Grantnoun

    Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)

  5. Grant, Cary Grantnoun

    United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986)

  6. Grant, Ulysses Grant, Ulysses S. Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Hiram Ulysses Grant, President Grantnoun

    18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)

  7. concession, grantnoun

    a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business

    "he got the beer concession at the ball park"

  8. grantverb

    a right or privilege that has been granted

  9. allow, grantverb

    let have

    "grant permission"; "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"

  10. award, grantverb

    give as judged due or on the basis of merit

    "the referee awarded a free kick to the team"; "the jury awarded a million dollars to the plaintiff";"Funds are granted to qualified researchers"

  11. concede, yield, grantverb

    be willing to concede

    "I grant you this much"

  12. accord, allot, grantverb

    allow to have

    "grant a privilege"

  13. grant, giveverb

    bestow, especially officially

    "grant a degree"; "give a divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights"

  14. concede, yield, cede, grantverb

    give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

  15. grant, deed oververb

    transfer by deed

    "grant land"

GCIDE

  1. Grantnoun

    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. Grants for research and other purposes are given usually by government agencies, charitable foundations, or industrial organizations.

    Etymology: [OE. grant, graunt, OF. graant, creant, promise, assurance. See Grant, v. t.]

Wiktionary

  1. grantnoun

    The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission.

    Etymology: From granten, graunten, grantien, grauntien, from granter, graunter, from granter, graunter, grantier, greanter, from a merger of garantir, guarantir and earlier cranter, craanter, creanter, from an assumed , from credere. More at guarantee, credit.

  2. grantnoun

    The yielding or admission of something in dispute.

    Etymology: From granten, graunten, grantien, grauntien, from granter, graunter, from granter, graunter, grantier, greanter, from a merger of garantir, guarantir and earlier cranter, craanter, creanter, from an assumed , from credere. More at guarantee, credit.

  3. grantnoun

    The thing or property granted; a gift; a boon.

    I got a grant from the government to study archeology in Egypt.

    Etymology: From granten, graunten, grantien, grauntien, from granter, graunter, from granter, graunter, grantier, greanter, from a merger of garantir, guarantir and earlier cranter, craanter, creanter, from an assumed , from credere. More at guarantee, credit.

  4. grantnoun

    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.

    Etymology: From granten, graunten, grantien, grauntien, from granter, graunter, from granter, graunter, grantier, greanter, from a merger of garantir, guarantir and earlier cranter, craanter, creanter, from an assumed , from credere. More at guarantee, credit.

  5. grantnoun

    An application for a grant .

    Etymology: From granten, graunten, grantien, grauntien, from granter, graunter, from granter, graunter, grantier, greanter, from a merger of garantir, guarantir and earlier cranter, craanter, creanter, from an assumed , from credere. More at guarantee, credit.

  6. grantverb

    To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; -- usually in answer to petition.

    Etymology: From granten, graunten, grantien, grauntien, from granter, graunter, from granter, graunter, grantier, greanter, from a merger of garantir, guarantir and earlier cranter, craanter, creanter, from an assumed , from credere. More at guarantee, credit.

  7. grantverb

    To bestow or confer, with or without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give.

    Etymology: From granten, graunten, grantien, grauntien, from granter, graunter, from granter, graunter, grantier, greanter, from a merger of garantir, guarantir and earlier cranter, craanter, creanter, from an assumed , from credere. More at guarantee, credit.

  8. grantverb

    To admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede.

    Etymology: From granten, graunten, grantien, grauntien, from granter, graunter, from granter, graunter, grantier, greanter, from a merger of garantir, guarantir and earlier cranter, craanter, creanter, from an assumed , from credere. More at guarantee, credit.

  9. grantverb

    To assent; to consent.

    Etymology: From granten, graunten, grantien, grauntien, from granter, graunter, from granter, graunter, grantier, greanter, from a merger of garantir, guarantir and earlier cranter, craanter, creanter, from an assumed , from credere. More at guarantee, credit.

  10. Grantnoun

    and a Scottish clan name, from a nickname meaning "large".

    Etymology: From granten, graunten, grantien, grauntien, from granter, graunter, from granter, graunter, grantier, greanter, from a merger of garantir, guarantir and earlier cranter, craanter, creanter, from an assumed , from credere. More at guarantee, credit.

  11. Grantnoun

    An English surname and a Scottish clan name, from a nickname meaning "large".

  12. Grantnoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

  13. Grantnoun

    A town in Marshall County, Alabama, United States.

  14. Grantnoun

    An unincorporated community in Inyo County, California, United States.

  15. Grantnoun

    An unincorporated community in Park County, Colorado, United States.

  16. Grantnoun

    A small city in Montgomery County, Iowa, United States.

  17. Grantnoun

    A small city in Newaygo County, Michigan, United States.

  18. Grantnoun

    A city in Washington County, Minnesota, United States.

  19. Grantnoun

    A small city, the county seat of Perkins County, Nebraska, United States.

  20. Grantnoun

    An unincorporated community in Hardin County, Ohio, United States.

  21. Grantnoun

    An unincorporated community in Mason County, Washington, United States.

  22. Grantnoun

    A town in Clark County, Wisconsin, United States.

  23. Grantnoun

    A town in Dunn County, Wisconsin, United States.

  24. Grantnoun

    A town in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States.

  25. Grantnoun

    A town in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States.

  26. Grantnoun

    A town in Rusk County, Wisconsin, United States.

  27. Grantnoun

    A town in Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grantverb

    to give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; -- usually in answer to petition

    Etymology: [OE. grant, graunt, OF. graant, creant, promise, assurance. See Grant, v. t.]

  2. Grantverb

    to bestow or confer, with or without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give

    Etymology: [OE. grant, graunt, OF. graant, creant, promise, assurance. See Grant, v. t.]

  3. Grantverb

    to admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede

    Etymology: [OE. grant, graunt, OF. graant, creant, promise, assurance. See Grant, v. t.]

  4. Grantverb

    to assent; to consent

    Etymology: [OE. grant, graunt, OF. graant, creant, promise, assurance. See Grant, v. t.]

  5. Grantverb

    the act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission

    Etymology: [OE. grant, graunt, OF. graant, creant, promise, assurance. See Grant, v. t.]

  6. Grantverb

    the yielding or admission of something in dispute

    Etymology: [OE. grant, graunt, OF. graant, creant, promise, assurance. See Grant, v. t.]

  7. Grantverb

    the thing or property granted; a gift; a boon

    Etymology: [OE. grant, graunt, OF. graant, creant, promise, assurance. See Grant, v. t.]

  8. Grantverb

    a transfer of property by deed or writing; especially, au 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

    Etymology: [OE. grant, graunt, OF. graant, creant, promise, assurance. See Grant, v. t.]

Freebase

  1. Grant

    Grants are non-repayable funds disbursed by one party, often a government department, corporation, foundation or trust, to a recipient, often a nonprofit entity, educational institution, business or an individual. In order to receive a grant, some form of "Grant Writing" often referred to as either a proposal or an application is usually required. Most grants are made to fund a specific project and require some level of compliance and reporting. The grant writing process involves an applicant submitting a proposal to a potential funder, either on the applicant's own initiative or in response to a Request for Proposal from the funder. Other grants can be given to individuals, such as victims of natural disasters or individuals who seek to open a small business. Sometimes grant makers require grant seekers to have some form of tax-exempt status, be a registered nonprofit organization or a local government. For example, tiered funding for a freeway are very large grants negotiated at government policy level. However smaller grants may be provided by a government agency. Project-related funding involving governments, business, communities, and individuals is often arranged by application either in writing or online.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Grant

    grant, v.t. to bestow or give over: to give possession of: to admit as true what is not yet proved: to concede.—v.i. (Shak.) to consent.—n. a bestowing: something bestowed, an allowance: a gift: (Eng. law) conveyance of property by deed.—adj. Grant′able.—ns. Grantēē′ (law), the person to whom a grant, gift, or conveyance is made; Grant′er, Grant′or (law), the person by whom a grant or conveyance is made.—Take for granted, to presuppose as certainly true. [O. Fr. graanter, craanter, creanter, to promise, as if from a Low L. credentāre—L. credĕre, to believe.]

Editors Contribution

  1. grant

    To allocate a specific amount of money as a goodwill act.

    The grant system was efficient and effective.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  
  2. grant

    To give authority to.

    The people are granted freedom as its known what causes them to be at that location.

    Submitted by MaryC on August 31, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'grant' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2761

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'grant' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1905

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'grant' in Nouns Frequency: #797

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'grant' in Verbs Frequency: #303

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of grant in a Sentence

  1. Rubana Huq:

    It's abysmal, it's unreal, i don't want any grant, I don't want any kind of charity, I just want the bare minimum justice for our workers.

  2. John Elwood:

    It is beginning to look like the court is being especially selective in choosing which cases to grant.

  3. Sunday swart:

    Grant your heart the courage to speak words of wisdom always and you will never lack those wisdoms.

  4. Jay Sekulow:

    In our petition, we assert that the subpoena violates the U.S. Constitution and therefore is unenforceable. We are hopeful that the Supreme Court will grant review in this significant constitutional case and reverse the dangerous and damaging decision of the appeals court.

  5. Randy Kessler:

    California is one of the unique states that lets the parties get a divorce without resolving all of the other issues, georgia and most other states require parties to resolve everything -- custody, child support, property division -- before they will grant them a divorce because that motivates people to finish off the negotiations so they can get a divorce.

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  • grant, udělit, připustit, schválit, poskytnout, uznatCzech
  • erteilen, bewilligen, gewährenGerman
  • beca, conceder, subvención, patrocinioSpanish
  • suostuminen, myöntyminen, myöntää, suoda, suostua, apuraha, avustus, myöntyäFinnish
  • accorderFrench
  • grantarIdo
  • 授与, 認可, 叶える, 認める, 譲渡Japanese
  • whakaheiMāori
  • verlenen, toegevenDutch
  • tildele, innvilge, innrømme, tildeling, overføring, overgi, innrømmelse, donasjonNorwegian
  • concessão, subvenção, concederPortuguese
  • субсидия, выдавать, пожаловать, допускать, соглашаться, уступка, согласие, грант, предоставлять, предоставить, выдать, жаловать, согласиться, допустить, предоставление, допускRussian
  • dhurojAlbanian
  • beviljaSwedish
  • vermek, bahşetmek, ihsan etmek, bağışlamakTurkish
  • שענקעןYiddish
  • 發放Chinese

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