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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.
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.
1. The act of granting.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.granter - a person who grants or gives something
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
grantor - a person who makes a grant in legal form; "conveyed from grantor to grantee"
withholder - a person who refrains from granting; "a withholder of payments"
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Documentation) needs to come from the official granter of that licence and it would be the government," Potter said.
Allh Says (what means): "Our Lord, let not our hearts deviate after You have guided us, And grant us Mercy from Your own presence, for You are (Allh) Granter of bounties without measure.
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Sandy Collins, the Member for Terra Nova, was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and Community Services and Vaughn Granter, Member for Humber West was appointed Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier.
With the new Getaways Granter, JetBlue will take the edge off of requesting vacation days by allowing fans to plug in their desired number of days off before choosing from four destination themes to suit their getaway needs.
Then, the resource granter returns a mobile proxy for the agent in order to access the resource with the desired permissions depending on the restrictions of the resource.
38) In the Augustan age the foreign goddess was transformed by Vergil into a tutelary Trojan/Julian goddess, granter of victory to Aeneas, (39) thus implicitly transforming her into a deity with Julian connections and with the origins of Rome.
Her on-stage soubriquet of The Wish Granter may not be the catchiest, but it reflects well on Bromberg's work for the Make A Wish foundation.
The progress of industrial institutions is the real granter of development while traders and industrialists are the backbone of advancement and progress of the country.
The Dubai Chamber is one of the ICC's most active members and has the expertise and the financial capability to discharge itself as the granter of ATA Carnets.
From an environmental standpoint, when two countries consider establishing a system of tradable pollution permits such an endowment comes at cost to the reciprocate granter who may have to buy them later.
O Allah, grant us refuge from the Hellfire, O Granter of refuge, O Granter of refuge, O Granter of refuge.