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grant

grant

 
 
pronunciation:
graent
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: granted, granting, grants
definition 1: to present or bestow, esp. what is requested or desired.
The prince granted very few interviews with reporters.She asked her father to grant her just this one wish.The company granted the workers' request.
synonyms:
accord, bestow, confer, present, vouchsafe
antonyms:
deny, refuse
similar words:
afford, award, concede, endow, favor, give, impart, pay, provide
definition 2: to admit or accept.
All right, I grant your point.
synonyms:
admit, allow, concede
antonyms:
deny, reject
similar words:
accept, acknowledge, agree, approve
definition 3: to formally transfer or convey.
The king granted the lands to his most trusted nobles.
synonyms:
convey, transfer
similar words:
bequeath, cede, commit, concede, consign, devise, dower, entrust, impart, will
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of bestowing.
His grant of the title to his daughter came as a surprise to many.
synonyms:
bestowal, conferment, conveyance, donation, endowment, presentation, transfer
similar words:
award, bequest, concession
definition 2: that which is bestowed, esp. money or property for a specific purpose.
She's applying for another research grant to continue her study of the disease.
synonyms:
donation, endowment, gift, present, presentation
similar words:
allowance, bequest, concession, fellowship, franchise, inheritance, legacy, stipend, subsidy, trust
derivations: grantable (adj.), granter (n.)