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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

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

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

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

Children, I grant, should be innocent; but when the epithet is applied to men, or women, it is but a civil term for weakness.
Mary Wollstonecraft

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