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Definition of 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

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

Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.
Francis of Assisi

The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed.
William Henry Harrison
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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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