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Definition of Grant

Grant

  1. To give over; to make conveyance of; to give the possession or title of; to convey; -- usually in answer to petition.
  2. To bestow or confer, with or without compensation, particularly in answer to prayer or request; to give.
  3. To admit as true what is not yet satisfactorily proved; to yield belief to; to allow; to yield; to concede.
  4. To assent; to consent.
  5. The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission.
  6. The yielding or admission of something in dispute.
  7. The thing or property granted; a gift; a boon.
  8. A transfer of property by deed or writing; especially, au appropriation or conveyance made by the government; as, a grant of land or of money; also, the deed or writing by which the transfer is made.

Grant Quotations

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Reinhold Niebuhr

God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right even though I think it is hopeless.
Chester W. Nimitz

Grant stood by me when I was crazy, and I stood by him when he was drunk, and now we stand by each other.
William Tecumseh Sherman

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty: permit the distinctive sign of our order to be that it does not possess anything of its own beneath the sun, for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony than begging.
Francis of Assisi

Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us.
Boris Pasternak
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Grant Translations

grant in Italian is largire, borsa di studio, accordare
grant in Latin is concedo, largior, tribuo, annuo
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