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grant

 (grănt)
tr.v. grant·ed, grant·ing, grants
1. To allow or consent to the fulfillment of (something requested): grant permission to speak frankly; grant a request.
2.
a. To give or confer officially or formally: grant voting rights to citizens; grant diplomatic immunity.
b. To transfer (property) by a deed.
3. To concede; acknowledge: I grant that your plan is ingenious, but you still will not find many backers.
n.
1. The act of granting.
2.
a. Something granted, especially a giving of funds for a specific purpose: federal grants for medical research.
b. The document or provision in a document by which a grant is made.
3. One of several tracts of land in New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont originally granted to an individual or a group.

[Middle English granten, from Old French granter, variant of creanter, from Vulgar Latin *crēdentāre, to assure, from Latin crēdēns, crēdent-, present participle of crēdere, to believe; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.]

grant′a·ble adj.
grant′er n.

grant

(ɡrɑːnt)
vb (tr)
1. to consent to perform or fulfil: to grant a wish.
2. (may take a clause as object) to permit as a favour, indulgence, etc: to grant an interview.
3. (may take a clause as object) to acknowledge the validity of; concede: I grant what you say is true.
4. to bestow, esp in a formal manner
5. (Law) to transfer (property) to another, esp by deed; convey
6. take for granted
a. to accept or assume without question: one takes certain amenities for granted.
b. to fail to appreciate the value, merit, etc, of (a person)
n
7. (Education) a sum of money provided by a government, local authority, or public fund to finance educational study, overseas aid, building repairs, etc
8. a privilege, right, etc, that has been granted
9. the act of granting
10. (Law) a transfer of property by deed or other written instrument; conveyance
11. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US a territorial unit in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, originally granted to an individual or organization
[C13: from Old French graunter, from Vulgar Latin credentāre (unattested), from Latin crēdere to believe]
ˈgrantable adj
ˈgranter n

Grant

(ɡrɑːnt)
n
1. (Biography) Cary, real name Alexander Archibald Leach. 1904–86, US film actor, born in England. His many films include Bringing up Baby (1938), The Philadelphia Story (1940), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), and Mr Blandings Builds his Dream House (1948)
2. (Biography) Duncan (James Corrowr). 1885–1978, British painter and designer
3. (Biography) Ulysses S(impson), real name Hiram Ulysses Grant. 1822–85, 18th president of the US (1869–77); commander in chief of Union forces in the American Civil War (1864–65)

grant

(grænt, grɑnt)

v. grant•ed, grant•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to confer, esp. by a formal act: to grant a charter.
2. to give; accord: to grant permission.
3. to agree to: to grant a request.
4. to accept for the sake of argument: I grant that point.
5. to transfer or convey, esp. by deed or writing: to grant property.
n.
6. something granted, as a privilege or right, a sum of money, or a tract of land.
7. the act of granting.
8. a transfer of real property.
9. a geographical unit in Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire, orig. a grant of land to a person or group of people.
[1175–1225; < Old French graunter, variant of crëanter < Vulgar Latin *credentāre, v. derivative of Latin crēdent-, s. of crēdēns, present participle of crēdere to believe]
grant′a•ble, adj.
grant′er, n.
syn: See give.

Grant

(grænt, grɑnt)

n.
1. Cary (Archibald Leach), 1904–86, U.S. actor, born in England.
2. Ulysses S(impson), 1822–85, Union general: 18th president of the U.S. 1869–77.

grant


Past participle: granted
Gerund: granting

Imperative
grant
grant
Present
I grant
you grant
he/she/it grants
we grant
you grant
they grant
Preterite
I granted
you granted
he/she/it granted
we granted
you granted
they granted
Present Continuous
I am granting
you are granting
he/she/it is granting
we are granting
you are granting
they are granting
Present Perfect
I have granted
you have granted
he/she/it has granted
we have granted
you have granted
they have granted
Past Continuous
I was granting
you were granting
he/she/it was granting
we were granting
you were granting
they were granting
Past Perfect
I had granted
you had granted
he/she/it had granted
we had granted
you had granted
they had granted
Future
I will grant
you will grant
he/she/it will grant
we will grant
you will grant
they will grant
Future Perfect
I will have granted
you will have granted
he/she/it will have granted
we will have granted
you will have granted
they will have granted
Future Continuous
I will be granting
you will be granting
he/she/it will be granting
we will be granting
you will be granting
they will be granting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been granting
you have been granting
he/she/it has been granting
we have been granting
you have been granting
they have been granting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been granting
you will have been granting
he/she/it will have been granting
we will have been granting
you will have been granting
they will have been granting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been granting
you had been granting
he/she/it had been granting
we had been granting
you had been granting
they had been granting
Conditional
I would grant
you would grant
he/she/it would grant
we would grant
you would grant
they would grant
Past Conditional
I would have granted
you would have granted
he/she/it would have granted
we would have granted
you would have granted
they would have granted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grant - any monetary aid
economic aid, financial aid, aid - money to support a worthy person or cause
subsidy - a grant paid by a government to an enterprise that benefits the public; "a subsidy for research in artificial intelligence"
grant-in-aid - a grant to a person or school for some educational project
2.grant - the act of providing a subsidy
award, awarding - a grant made by a law court; "he criticized the awarding of compensation by the court"
block grant - a grant of federal money to state and local governments to support social welfare programs; "block grants reduce federal responsibility for social welfare"
grant-in-aid - a grant from a central government to a local government
apportioning, apportionment, parceling, parcelling, assignation, allocation, allotment - the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan; "the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state"
3.grant - (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
transferred possession, transferred property - a possession whose ownership changes or lapses
apanage, appanage - a grant (by a sovereign or a legislative body) of resources to maintain a dependent member of a ruling family; "bishoprics were received as appanages for the younger sons of great families"
land grant - a grant of public land (as to a railway or college)
4.grant - Scottish painterGrant - Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)
Bloomsbury Group - an inner circle of writers and artists and philosophers who lived in or around Bloomsbury early in the 20th century and were noted for their unconventional lifestyles
5.Grant - United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986)
6.grant - 18th President of the United StatesGrant - 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)
7.grant - a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary businessgrant - a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business; "he got the beer concession at the ball park"
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
franchise - an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place
8.grant - a right or privilege that has been granted
right - an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
Verb1.grant - let have; "grant permission"; "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"
countenance, permit, allow, let - consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
give - transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
vouchsafe - grant in a condescending manner
allowance - put on a fixed allowance, as of food
2.grant - 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"
pension, pension off - grant a pension to
give - cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold"
3.grant - be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"
agree, concur, concord, hold - be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point"
forgive - stop blaming or grant forgiveness; "I forgave him his infidelity"; "She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday"
4.grant - allow to havegrant - allow to have; "grant a privilege"  
give - accord by verdict; "give a decision for the plaintiff"
give - transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
enfranchise - grant voting rights
5.grant - bestow, especially officially; "grant a degree"; "give a divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights"
6.grant - give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
give - transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
7.grant - transfer by deed; "grant land"
gift, present, give - give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?"

grant

noun
1. award, allowance, donation, endowment, gift, concession, subsidy, hand-out, allocation, bounty, allotment, bequest, stipend, benefaction My application for a grant has been rejected.
verb
1. give, allow, present, award, accord, permit, assign, allocate, hand out, confer on, bestow on, impart on, allot, vouchsafe France has agreed to grant him political asylum.
2. accept, allow, admit, acknowledge, concede, cede, accede The magistrates granted that the charity was justified in bringing the action.

grant

verb
1. To let have as a favor, prerogative, or privilege:
2. To give formally or officially:
3. To change the ownership of (property) by means of a legal document:
4. To recognize, often reluctantly, the reality or truth of:
Slang: fess up.
Chiefly Regional: allow.
noun
1. The act of conferring, as of an honor:
2. Something, as a gift, granted for a definite purpose:
3. Law. A making over of legal ownership or title:
Translations
مِنْحَةمُنْحَهيُخَوِّليُوافِق، يَعْتَرِف
grantpřipustitprokázatudělit
bevilgebevillinggiveindrømmelegat
avustusmyöntäämyöntyäsuodasuostua
subvencija
megad
samòykkja, viîurkennastyrkurveita, gefa; heimila
助成金
보조금
būti visiškai tikramdotacijajeigu laikytumelaikyti savaime suprantamu dalykuneabejoti
dotdotācijapiekristpieļautsniegt
dodelitiodobritištipendija
anslag
เงินทุน
tiền được cấp

grant

[grɑːnt]
A. N
1. (= act) → otorgamiento m, concesión f; (= thing granted) → concesión f (Jur) → cesión f; (= gift) → donación f
2. (Brit) (= scholarship) → beca f; (= subsidy) → subvención f
B. VT
1. (= allow) [+ request, favour] → conceder; (= provide, give) [+ prize] → otorgar (Jur) → ceder
2. (= admit) → reconocer
granted, he's rather oldde acuerdo, es bastante viejo
granted or granting thaten el supuesto de que ...
I grant him thatle concedo eso
3. to take sth for granteddar algo por supuesto or sentado
we may take that for grantedeso es indudable
he takes her for grantedno sabe valorarla

grant

[ˈgrænt ˈgrɑːnt]
vt
(= give) [+ visa, asylum] → accorder; [+ independence] → accorder
[+ request] → accéder à
(= accept) → admettre
to grant (that) ... → admettre que ...
I grant you (that) ... → je vous accorde que ...
to take sb for granted → ne faire aucun cas de qn
I don't take her for granted. I show my appreciation → Ce n'est pas vrai que je ne fais aucun cas d'elle. Je lui témoigne ma reconnaissance.
The nurses felt they were taken for granted
BUT Les infirmières avaient l'impression qu'on se moquait d'elles.
to take sth for granted (= accept as normal) [+ facilities, privileges] → considérer qch comme acquis(e) (= regard as unproblematic)
It's not a good idea to take anything for granted → Ce n'est pas une bonne chose de ne jamais rien remettre en question.
to take it for granted (that) ... (= assume) → partir du principe que ...
n
(to student)bourse f; (for research)subvention f
(to householder)indemnité f
(to organization)subvention fgrant-aided [ˌgræntˈeɪdɪd ˌgrɑːntˈeɪdɪd] adj [school] → subventionné(e) par l'État

grant

vt
(= accord)gewähren (sb jdm); period of grace, privilege, rightgewähren, zugestehen (sb jdm); prayererhören; honourerweisen (sb jdm); permission, licence, visaerteilen (sb jdm); requeststattgeben (+dat) (form); land, pensionzusprechen, bewilligen (sb jdm); wish (= give)gewähren, freistellen (sb jdm); (= fulfil)erfüllen; to grant recognition to somebody/somethingjdn/etw anerkennen; to grant an amnesty to somebodyjdn amnestieren; I beg your pardon — grantedich bitte (vielmals) um Entschuldigung — sie sei dir gewährt (hum, form)
(= admit, agree)zugeben, zugestehen; granted that this is true …angenommen, das ist wahr; granted, he looks good for his ageman muss zugeben, dass er für sein Alter gut aussieht; I grant you thatda gebe ich dir recht, das gebe ich zu; to take somebody/something for grantedjdn/etw als selbstverständlich hinnehmen; to take it for granted that …es selbstverständlich finden or als selbstverständlich betrachten, dass …; you take too much for grantedfür dich ist (zu) vieles (einfach) selbstverständlich
n (of money)Subvention f; (for studying etc) → Stipendium nt

grant

:
grant-in-aid
nZuschuss m, → Beihilfe f
grant-maintained
adj schoolstaatlich finanziert; to have grant statusstaatlich finanziert sein

grant

[grɑːnt]
1. n (Admin) (of money) → sovvenzione f, sussidio (Brit) (Univ) → borsa di studio
2. vt (allow, extension, favour) → accordare; (pension) → assegnare; (a request) → accogliere; (admit) to grant (that)ammettere (che), concedere (che)
granted or granting that ... → ammesso che...
I grant him that → glielo concedo
to take sth for granted → dare qc per scontato
to take sb for granted → dare per scontata la presenza di qn

grant

(graːnt) verb
1. to agree to, to give. Would you grant me one favour; He granted the man permission to leave.
2. to agree or admit. I grant (you) that it was a stupid thing to do.
noun
money given for a particular purpose. He was awarded a grant for studying abroad.
ˈgranted, ˈgranting
(even) if; assuming. Granted that you are right, we will have to move fast.
take for granted
1. to assume without checking. I took it for granted that you had heard the story.
2. to treat casually. People take electricity for granted until their supply is cut off.

grant

مِنْحَة grant bevilling Zuschuss επιχορήγηση subvención avustus subvention subvencija borsa di studio 助成金 보조금 subsidie pengestøtte stypendium bolsa субсидия anslag เงินทุน fon tiền được cấp 补助金
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A pleasant winter to you, and may the gods grant you a blissful honeymoon at Valrosa
No honest man will deny it," said the scout, a little nettled at the implied distrust of his explanation of the mystery of the tides; "and I grant that it is true on the small scale, and where the land is level.
In the growth of the town, however, after some thirty or forty years, the site covered by this rude hovel had become exceedingly desirable in the eyes of a prominent and powerful personage, who asserted plausible claims to the proprietorship of this and a large adjacent tract of land, on the strength of a grant from the legislature.
Heaven grant it be a better one; for, in good sooth, I hardly think to tarry with my flock through the flitting seasons of another year
Grant it, since you cite it; but, say what you will, there is no real dignity in whaling.
At any rate, if we yield to it, we must grant a far greater age to the Right Whale than at first glance will seem reasonable.
This man's name was Grant, but he was called "Gray Grant", or "Governor Grant".
In some respects, some of them are well off, I grant," said the lady to whose remark she had answered.
An I rack him to death and he confess not, it will peradventure show that he had indeed naught to confess -- ye will grant that that is sooth?
It is beautiful, anybody must grant it; beautiful, and of a noble sound.
No," said the prince, "not a man of them shall escape alive; you yourselves shall go with your children into houseless and friendless banishment; but that you may not starve I grant you this one grace, that each woman may bear with her from this place as much of her most valuable property as she is able to carry.
Wilson paused, during several moments, to give impressiveness to what he was about to say, and then added tranquilly, "WE GRANT THAT CLAIM.