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grant

grant

 
 
pronunciation:
graent
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: granted, granting, grants
definition 1: to present or give what is asked for or wanted.
The genie granted the girl three wishes.
synonyms:
accord, bestow, confer, present
antonyms:
deny, refuse
similar words:
afford, award, endow, give, provide
definition 2: to admit or accept.
I grant that your idea will probably work better than mine.
synonyms:
concede
antonyms:
deny, reject
similar words:
accept, acknowledge, approve
 
part of speech: noun
definition: that which is given; a gift.
The scientist got a grant of ten thousand dollars to study sharks.
synonyms:
donation, gift, present
similar words:
allowance, concession, fellowship, inheritance, legacy, trust
derivations: grantable (adj.), granter (n.)