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Dictionary definition for: Grant

1. (n) any monetary aid

2. (v) let have; "grant permission" "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison"

3. (n) the act of providing a subsidy

4. (v) give on the basis of merit; "Funds are granted to qualified researchers"

5. (n) (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance

6. (v) be willing to concede; "I grant you this much"

7. (n) Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978)

8. (v) allow to have; "grant a privilege"

9. (n) United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986)

10. (v) bestow, especially officially; "grant a degree" "give a divorce" "This bill grants us new rights"

11. (n) 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885)

12. (v) give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another

13. (n) a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business; "he got the beer concession at the ball park"

14. (v) transfer by deed; "grant land"

15. (n) a right or privilege that has been granted

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