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 (grăn′tər, -tôr′)
n. Law
One that makes a grant.
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(ɡrɑːnˈtɔː; ˈɡrɑːntə)
(Law) law a person who makes a grant
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(ˈgræn tər, ˈgrɑn-, grænˈtɔr, grɑn-)

a person or organization that makes a grant.
[1620–30; < Anglo-French]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grantor - a person who makes a grant in legal form; "conveyed from grantor to grantee"
alienor - someone from whom the title of property is transferred
granter - a person who grants or gives something
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[grɑːnˈtɔːʳ, ˈgrɑːntəʳ] Ncedente mf
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nVerleiher(in) m(f), → Erteiler(in) m(f); (Jur) → Zedent(in) m(f)
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The several departments being perfectly co-ordinate by the terms of their common commission, none of them, it is evident, can pretend to an exclusive or superior right of settling the boundaries between their respective powers; and how are the encroachments of the stronger to be prevented, or the wrongs of the weaker to be redressed, without an appeal to the people themselves, who, as the grantors of the commissions, can alone declare its true meaning, and enforce its observance?
"A power of attorney (POA) is a document given by one individual (known as the grantor) to another person or persons empowering them as attorney to look after the grantor's affairs.
A common issue plaguing estate planning attorneys and title attorneys is the "pocket deed" (a nondelivered deed), which is a deed executed by a titleholder during his or her life, where the grantor instructs the deed to be delivered to the grantee upon the titleholder's death or some other condition.
Intentionally defective grantor trusts (IDGTs--pronounced "idjits") have become popular in estate tax planning techniques in recent years.
The grantor (or gun owner) creates a trust during his lifetime for his benefit, naming himself as a trustee.
A funded revocable trust can also be useful in incapacity planning during the grantor's life.
Herein, a DING trust refers to any irrevocable trust established under state law in the United States (i.e., not an offshore trust) that is not a grantor trust.
Unlike a "grantor trust," the income of which is reported by the trust's creator for federal income tax purposes, a non-grantor trust is taxed as a separate entity for federal income tax purposes.
Grantor trusts are a valuable estate planning tool for South Dakota legal practitioners.
The trust has three "points" -- a grantor (also called a settlor or a trustmaker), a trustee, and one or more beneficiaries.
Proposals in President Obama's 2013 budget plan are targeting the grantor trust, which is a widely used estate planning technique that can result in considerable tax savings for the grantor and the trust beneficiaries.

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