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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.
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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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"In order to be completed and signed initially, the person making the PoA (granter) needs a signed certificate by lawyer or doctor saying the granter is of sound mind and understands what they're doing.
Talking to Law Minister Dr Farogh Naseem, who called on him here, the Prime Minister said speedy and easy justice system was solution to people's problems and a granter of bringing clear change in their lives.
Perhaps, the earliest definition of annuity was given by Sir Edward Coke, during his incumbency as Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench (1613-1620) in England: 'A yearly payment of a certain sum of money granted to another in fee, for life or years, charging the person of the granter only.'
They include a certificate of capacity, which must be signed by either a solicitor or a doctor, certifying that the granter understands the document and is not under any undue influence.
(28.) Nascimento AF, Granter SR, Cviko A, Yuan L, Hecht JL, Crum CP.
In this context, Heinz Granter, an Austrian expert, said to KUNA that Brussels, while trying to notch up swift profits, has tried over recent months to increase its exports to Iran by 20 percent through its companies working in Tehran.
Alexander's Parish; Wish Granter for Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northern Illinois; past member and elected board member, Kiwanis Club of Villa Park
All these and more can be at the palm of your hand for only Php15,999, making the Vivo V11i in Fairy Pink an easy-to-reach wish granter.
Some key opportunities include becoming a volunteer wish granter and working with our wish children as they journey through the wish process.
Meanwhile, others defended Smith's turn to be the new great blue granter of wishes.