any monetary aid
grant, subsidization, subsidisationnoun
the act of providing a subsidy
(law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
Grant, Duncan Grant, Duncan James Corrow Grantnoun
Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
Grant, Cary Grantnoun
United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986)
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)
a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business
"he got the beer concession at the ball park"
a right or privilege that has been granted
"grant permission"; "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"
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"
concede, yield, grantverb
be willing to concede
"I grant you this much"
accord, allot, grantverb
allow to have
"grant a privilege"
bestow, especially officially
"grant a degree"; "give a divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights"
concede, yield, cede, grantverb
give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
grant, deed oververb
transfer by deed
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.
The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission.
The yielding or admission of something in dispute.
The thing or property granted; a gift; a boon.
I got a grant from the government to study archeology in Egypt.
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.
An application for a grant .
To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; -- usually in answer to petition.
To bestow or confer, with or without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give.
To admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede.
To assent; to consent.
and a Scottish clan name, from a nickname meaning "large".
An English surname and a Scottish clan name, from a nickname meaning "large".
A male given name transferred from the surname.
A town in Marshall County, Alabama, United States.
An unincorporated community in Inyo County, California, United States.
An unincorporated community in Park County, Colorado, United States.
A small city in Montgomery County, Iowa, United States.
A small city in Newaygo County, Michigan, United States.
A city in Washington County, Minnesota, United States.
A small city, the county seat of Perkins County, Nebraska, United States.
An unincorporated community in Hardin County, Ohio, United States.
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A town in Clark County, Wisconsin, United States.
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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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from the verb.
Courtiers justle for a grant,
And when they break their friendship plead their want. Dry.
All the whole land is the queen’s, unless there be some grant of any part thereof, to be shewed from her majesty. Edmund Spenser, State of Ireland.
But of this so large a grant, we are content not to take advantage. Richard Hooker, b. iii. s. 11.
This grant destroys all you have urg’d before. Dryden.
Etymology: from garantir, French, Franciscus Junius and Stephen Skinner; perhaps, as John Minsheu thinks, from gratuito, or rather from gratia or gratificor.
They gather out of Scripture general rules to be followed in making laws; and so, in effect, they plainly grant, that we ourselves may lawfully make laws for the church. Richard Hooker.
Grant that the fates have firm’d, by their decree,
The Trojan race to reign in Italy. John Dryden, Æn. b. vii.
Suppose, which yet I grant not, thy desire
A moment elder than my rival fire,
Can chance of seeing first thy title prove? Dryden.
If he be one indifferent as to the present rebellion, they may take it for granted his complaint is the rage of a disappointed man. Joseph Addison, Freeholder.
The God of Israel grant thee thy petition that thou hast asked of him. 1 Sa. xvii.
Then hath God also to the Gentiles granted repentance unto life. Acts xiii. 18.
Did’st thou not kill this king?
———— I grant ye.
—— Do’st grant me, hedgehog? Then God grant me too,
Thou may’st be damned for that wicked deed. William Shakespeare, R. III.
He heard, and granted half his prayer;
The rest the winds dispers’d. Alexander Pope.
to give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; -- usually in answer to petition
to bestow or confer, with or without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give
to admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede
to assent; to consent
the act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission
the yielding or admission of something in dispute
the thing or property granted; a gift; a boon
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.]
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
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.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'grant' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2761
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Rank popularity for the word 'grant' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1905
Rank popularity for the word 'grant' in Nouns Frequency: #797
Rank popularity for the word 'grant' in Verbs Frequency: #303
The numerical value of grant in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of grant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
The grant (to Lebanon's army) was based on the assumption that it would strengthen state institutions and allow them to challenge non-state institutions. This was not happening, they were convinced Hezbollah hijacked the Lebanese state.
While the law may grant firearms manufacturers some protection, it is not a free pass to knowingly allow their products to land in dangerous hands.
To be clear - participation in a caravan does not grant you a special status or provide you special treatment.
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
The bribe is to grant or withhold military assistance in return for a public statement of a fake investigation into the elections. That's bribery, what the president has admitted to and says it's 'perfect,' I say it's perfectly wrong. It's bribery.
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- schválit, poskytnout, grant, uznat, připustit, udělitCzech
- gewähren, erteilen, bewilligenGerman
- subvención, beca, patrocinio, concederSpanish
- myöntyä, suostua, suoda, suostuminen, avustus, apuraha, myöntyminen, myöntääFinnish
- 認可, 譲渡, 授与, 認める, 叶えるJapanese
- toegeven, verlenenDutch
- innvilge, overgi, innrømmelse, tildeling, innrømme, tildele, overføring, donasjonNorwegian
- subvenção, conceder, concessãoPortuguese
- допуск, предоставление, допустить, субсидия, согласиться, жаловать, выдать, предоставить, предоставлять, грант, согласие, уступка, соглашаться, выдавать, допускать, пожаловатьRussian
- ihsan etmek, vermek, bahşetmek, bağışlamakTurkish
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