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  Definition of grant
  1. the act of providing a subsidy
  2. a right or privilege that has been granted
  3. a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business; "he got the beer concession at the ball park"
  4. 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
  5. United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986)
  6. Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
  7. (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
  8. any monetary aid
  9. be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"
  10. allow to have; "grant a privilege"
  11. let have; "grant permission"; "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"
  12. transfer by deed; "grant land"
  13. give on the basis of merit; "Funds are granted to qualified researchers"
  14. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
  15. bestow, especially officially; "grant a degree"; "give a divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights"
Similar Words: subsidization, subsidisation, concession, Grant, Ulysses Grant, Ulysses S. Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Hiram Ulysses Grant, President Grant, Cary Grant, Duncan Grant, Duncan James Corrow Grant, assignment, concede, yield, accord, allot, allow, deed over, award, cede, give

 

Hyponyms: award, awarding, block grant, grant-in-aid, franchise, appanage, apanage, land grant, subsidy, forgive, give, enfranchise, vouchsafe, allowance, pension, pension off

 

Grouped Verbs: permit, allow, let, countenance

 

Member Meronyms: Bloomsbury Group

 

Derivational Morphology: subsidize, subsidise, accord, allot, allow, assign, deed over, award, concession, conceding, yielding, accordance, accordance of rights, granter, assignment, grantee, grantor, cession, ceding

 

 
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