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Meaning of grant

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: any monetary aid
      2: the act of providing a subsidy [syn: {grant},
         {subsidization}, {subsidisation}]
      3: (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance [syn:
         {grant}, {assignment}]
      4: Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the
         Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978) [syn: {Grant}, {Duncan Grant},
         {Duncan James Corrow Grant}]
      5: United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant
         leading man in many films (1904-1986) [syn: {Grant}, {Cary
      6: 18th President of the United States; commander of the Union
         armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885) [syn: {Grant},
         {Ulysses Grant}, {Ulysses S. Grant}, {Ulysses Simpson Grant},
         {Hiram Ulysses Grant}, {President Grant}]
      7: a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary
         business; "he got the beer concession at the ball park" [syn:
         {concession}, {grant}]
      8: a right or privilege that has been granted
      v 1: let have; "grant permission"; "Mandela was allowed few
           visitors in prison" [syn: {allow}, {grant}] [ant: {deny},
      2: give as judged due or on the basis of merit; "the referee
         awarded a free kick to the team"; "the jury awarded a million
         dollars to the plaintiff";"Funds are granted to qualified
         researchers" [syn: {award}, {grant}]
      3: be willing to concede; "I grant you this much" [syn:
         {concede}, {yield}, {grant}]
      4: allow to have; "grant a privilege" [syn: {accord}, {allot},
      5: bestow, especially officially; "grant a degree"; "give a
         divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights" [syn: {grant},
      6: give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of
         another [syn: {concede}, {yield}, {cede}, {grant}]
      7: transfer by deed; "grant land" [syn: {grant}, {deed over}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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