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Grant

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun grant:

assignmentconcessiongrant

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb grant:

cedeallotaccordconcedeyieldawardgrantallowgive

Grant is sometimes a misspelling of great.

The word grant and its family (granted, granting, grants) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun grant

What does grant mean as a name of something?

Grant is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural:

  • grant: grants
  • Grant: -

  1. any monetary aid
  2. the act of providing a subsidy
  3. (law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
  4. a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of grant: concession
    • more generic word: contract = a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
    • more specific word: franchise = an authorization to sell a company's goods or services in a particular place
  5. a right or privilege that has been granted
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic word: right = an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature

Alternative definition of the noun grant

noun

  1. The act of granting; a bestowing or conferring; concession; allowance; permission.
  2. The yielding or admission of something in dispute.
  3. The thing or property granted; a gift; a boon.
  4. [legal] A transfer of property by deed or writing; especially, an 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.

Definition of the verb grant

What does grant mean as a doing word?

Grant is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: granted | granting | grants

  1. let have
    • example: grant permission
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Recipient] [Theme]I promised somebody my time
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme]I promised my house (to somebody)
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] for [Recipient]The House allocated more than $1.8 million for the pensions and expenses of former presidents
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] to [Recipient]We offered our paycheck to her

      Verbs of Change of Possession (with the same syntax): advance, allocate, allot, apportion, assign, award, bequeath, cede, concede, extend, guarantee, issue, leave, offer, owe, portion, promise, ration, vote, will, yield.

    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • synonym of grant: allow
    • more generic word: give = transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
    • more specific words:
      • vouchsafe = grant in a condescending manner
      • allowance = put on a fixed allowance, as of food
  2. give as judged due or on the basis of merit
    • examples: Funds are granted to qualified researchers | They grant the money to them | They grant them the money
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • synonym of grant: award
    • more generic word: give = cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense
    • more specific terms: pension off / pension = grant a pension to
  3. be willing to concede
    • example: I grant you this much
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] to be [Predicate]He asserts himself to be the world's foremost authority
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme, that-complement clause]The prisoner admitted that he may have been in the area
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme, not sentential clause]The prisoner admitted his guilt

      Verbs with Predicative Complements (with the same syntax): admit, affirm, assert, attest, aver, avouch, avow, claim, confirm, contend, discover, guarantee, maintain, observe, reaffirm, show.

    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • synonyms of grant: concede / yield
    • more generic words: agree / concord / concur / hold = be in accord
    • more specific word: forgive = stop blaming or grant forgiveness
  4. allow to have
    • example: grant a privilege
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • synonyms of grant: accord / allot
    • more generic word: give = transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
    • more specific words:
  5. bestow, especially officially
    • examples: grant a degree | This bill grants us new rights
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • synonym of grant: give
  6. give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • synonyms of grant: cede / concede / yield
    • more generic word: give = transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
  7. transfer by deed
    • example: grant land
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • synonym of grant: deed over
    • more generic words: gift / give / present = give as a present

Places

  1. Grant is a city in Newaygo County in central Michigan, U.S. The population was 894 at the 2010 census. The city is on the boundary between Grant Township and Ashland Township, but is politically independent of both. It is a part of the Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland, Michigan combined statistical area, and is an exurb of Grand Rapids, due to its major commuter route into Grand Rapids along M-37 and into Muskegon along M-46, both cities being about 30 minutes away.
  2. Grant is a town in Marshall County, in the northeast of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population of Grant was 896; it is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area.
  3. Grant is a city and county seat of Perkins County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1,165 at the 2010 census.
  4. Grant is a city in Washington County, Minnesota, United States and a suburb of St. Paul. The population was 4,096 at the 2010 census.
  5. Grant is a city in Montgomery County, Iowa, United States. The population was 92 at the 2010 census.
  6. Grant is an unincorporated community in Choctaw County, Oklahoma, United States, along U.S. Route 271 south of Hugo. Established on the Frisco Railroad in the Indian Territory, the Grant Post Office opened on January 31, 1889. It was named for Ulysses S. Grant. The ZIP Code is 74738.
  7. Grant is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office in Park County, Colorado, United States. The community is located in foothills of the Front Range in the Platte Canyon, in the upper valley of the North Fork South Platte River, approximately 6 miles east of Kenosha Pass. It sits along U.S. Highway 285 approximately 40 miles southwest of Denver. It consists largely of a general store, post office, and surrounding houses and trailers along the south side of the highway and along the north side of the river. The Grant Post Office has the ZIP Code 80448. Grant is located at the mouth of Geneva Creek where it descends southward from the Front Range. County Road 62 follows the creek northward to Guanella Pass, leading to Georgetown in the canyon of Clear Creek.
  8. Grant a.k.a. Grant-Valkaria is a town in Brevard County, Florida. The town's population was 3,850 at the 2010 United States Census.
  9. Grant is a town in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,020 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Kellner is located partially in the town.
  10. GRANT is an Aviation waypoint.
    • also known as GRANT waypoint, waypoint GRANT, fix GRANT, GRANT fix
  11. Grant is a town in Clark County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 920 at the 2000 census. The ghost towns of Kurth and Maple Works were located in the town.
  12. Grant is a town in Rusk County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 767 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Port Arthur is located in the town.
  13. Grant is a town in Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 974 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Caroline is located within the town, and it holds the town's fire station.
  14. Grant is a town in Dunn County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 426 at the 2000 census.
  15. Grant a.k.a. Grant, Idaho: Grant is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Idaho, United States. Grant is 5.3 miles west-southwest of Rigby. and 12.1 miles north of Idaho Falls.
  16. Grant is a town in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 483 at the 2000 census.

There are other places with in their name, like Grant Hall, Grant Hill, Grant Land, Grant Park, Dix's Grant, Kings Grant, Bean's Grant, Cutt's Grant, Grant Avenue, Grant County, Grant Parish, Grant Street, Grant's Farm, Little Grant, Grant Village, Green's Grant, Campbell Grant.

People

  1. Grant a.k.a. Grant Mattos: Grant Logan Mattos is a former National Football League wide receiver and special teams player. He was a contestant on the twenty-second season of the American television program Survivor, where he came in 8th place and became the 5th jury member.
  2. Grant a.k.a. Grant Harvey is a Canadian film director kpnown for such films and television series as Ginger Snaps Back, Whistler, Held Hostage, Heartland and Haven.
  3. GRANT is a webpage, musician, musical artist, record producer.
  4. Grant a.k.a. Grant Hoover is an actor.

There are other people with in their name, like Ali Grant, Amy Grant, Ann Grant, Ben Grant, Bob Grant, Bud Grant, Che Grant, Cie Grant, Dan Grant, Don Grant and many others.

Business

The Grant Motor Co was a United States automobile manufacturing company which produced automobiles from 1913 to 1922. The company was based in Findlay, Ohio. The company produced several thousand four and six cylinder automobiles and even exported cars to England as the Whiting-Grant. In 1916, the five passenger Touring car sold for US$795.

Characters

  1. Grant is a fictional character from the TV Series Utopia.
    • also known as Grant Leetham
  2. Grant is a fictional character from the TV series Review.
    • occupation: Television producer
  3. Grant is a fictional character in the 2014 theater production Bayonets of Angst.
  4. Grant is a fictional character from the 1915 short film His Desperate Deed.
  5. Grant is a fictional character from the 1993 film Eau de la vie.
  6. Grant is a fictional character from the 2011 film 11-11-11.
  7. Grant is a fictional character from the 2006 film Black Sheep.
  8. Grant is a fictional character in the 2009 drama film A Single Man.
  9. Grant is a fictional character from the 2003 film Kitchen Stories.
  10. Grant is a fictional character from Luna.
  11. Grant is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Steam Experiment.
  12. Grant is a fictional character from the film The Debt Collector.
  13. Grant is a fictional character from the 1935 film Sunset Range.
  14. Grant is a fictional character from the 1987 film Dudes.
  15. Grant is a fictional character from the 2005 film In Her Shoes.
  16. Grant is a fictional character from the film Turnout.
  17. Grant is a fictional character from the 2005 mystery film Mystery Woman: Mystery Weekend.
  18. Grant is a fictional character from the 2012 film Borrowed Time.
  19. Grant is a fictional character from the 1972 film Sting of the West.
  20. Grant is a fictional character in the 2011 horror/thriller film 11/11/11.
  21. Grant is a fictional character from the 2001 film Legally Blonde.
  22. Grant is a fictional character from the 2008 film Eavesdrop.
  23. Grant is a fictional character from the 2009 comedy film.
  24. Grant is a fictional character from the 1951 film Fury of the Congo.
  25. Grant is a fictional character from the 2000 film Winter Lily.
  26. Grant is a fictional character in the 2014 film Big Significant Things.
  27. Grant is a fictional character from the 1966 film Fantastic voyage.
  28. Grant is a fictional character from the 2006 film Mad Cowgirl.
  29. Grant is a fictional character from the 2012 film Born and Raised.
  30. Grant is a fictional character from the 2011 film Blue Crush 2.
  31. Grant is a fictional character from the 2014 film Fort Tilden.
  32. Grant is a fictional character from the 2010 film Shoot the Hero.
  33. Grant is a fictional character in the 2000 film Epicenter.
  34. Grant is a fictional character from the 2004 film Keisarikunta.
  35. Grant is a fictional character from the 2007 film Stomp The Yard.
  36. Grant is a fictional character from the 1951 film My Favorite Spy.
  37. Grant is a fictional character from the 1984 film The Coolangatta Gold.
  38. Grant is a fictional character from the 2008 film Good People Bad things.
  39. Grant is a fictional character from the 2012 film The 12 Disasters of Christmas.
  40. Grant is a fictional character from the 2004 film Brave New Girl.
  41. Grant is a fictional character from the 2002 film Like Mike.
  42. Grant is a fictional character from the 1987 film Bachelor Girl.

There are other characters with in their name, like Jo Grant, Amy Grant, Ann Grant, Cat Grant, Dr. Grant, Jim Grant, Joe Grant, Lee Grant, Lou Grant, Mr. Grant, Red Grant, Ted Grant, Tom Grant, Adam Grant, Alby Grant, Bill Grant, Doug Grant, Erin Grant, Grant Rice and Jane Grant.

Music

"Grant" is a composition.

Writings

  1. "Grant" is a book by Robin Neillands.
    • also known as "Grant (Great Commanders)"
    • genre: Biography
    • subjects: History, American History, United States of America, Army
  2. "Grant" is a book by Jean Edward Smith.
    • award: - Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography nomination for Jean Edward Smith

Miscellanea

  1. Grant: Grants are non-repayable funds or products disbursed by one party, often a government department, corporation, foundation or trust, to a recipient, often a nonprofit entity, educational institution, business or an individual. In order to receive a grant, some form of "Grant Writing" often referred to as either a proposal or an application is required.
  2. Grant is an educational institution, school.
  3. Grant is a school, educational institution.

Phrases with Grant

Phrases starting with the word Grant:

  1. Grant-Back
  2. grant-in-aid
  3. Grant-Forward
  4. Grant's Gilia
  5. Grant's Sedge
  6. Grant's Shrew
  7. Grant Jewelbox
  8. Grant's Gazelle
  9. Grant's Bluebill
  10. Grant's Rattlebox
  11. Grant's Blindsnake

Phrases ending with the word Grant:

  1. to grant
  2. land grant
  3. block grant
  4. Capital Grant
  5. ulysses grant
  6. president grant
  7. ulysses s. grant

Other phrases containing the word Grant:

  1. Iris Grant-Duffii
  2. direct-grant school

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Grant

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Google previewEasements Relating to Land Surveying and Title Examination (2013)

by Donald A. Wilson

a grant of a power, license, privilege, or property, from the state or government to one or more individuals, contained in or shown by a record, conveyance, patent, charter, or similar entity.n A grant is the generic term applicable to all transfers ...

Google previewStart Your Own Grant Writing Business (2012)

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Success by Entrepreneur Press

A general purpose grant is a broad-based grant that is not restricted to any particular purpose and that assists with the ongoing...

Google previewGrant Hill (1998)

by Paul Joseph

Grant is an articulate, smart, overall nice guy.

Google previewSurgical Research (1998)

Basic Principles and Clinical Practice by Hans Troidl

The well-prepared grant is a planning document that forces the principal investigator to define how an appreciable period of time ...

Google previewGiving Well, Doing Good (2008)

Readings for Thoughtful Philanthropists by Amy A. Kass

A grant is an “investment” when it works this way with its recipients, whoever they may be. A grant is an investment when it creates assets that can be used over and over again to build up the physical, economic, intellectual, moral, cultural and ...

Google previewThe Galapagos: A Natural Laboratory for the Earth Sciences (2014)

by Karen S. Harpp, Eric Mittelstaedt, Noémi d'Ozouville, David W. Graham

xi Peter Grant is a Fellow of the Royal Society and.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1999)

by John Clute, John Grant

John Clute, John Grant...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dream Dictionary (2006)

by Russell Grant

Russell Grant. help of this book, you will see that even the scariest dreams aren't necessarily bad omens. Sex plays a major part in our dream world because, like hunger and ambition, it's a powerful driving force in our everyday lives.

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Quotes about Grant

The truth is, I'd never seen a Cary Grant film. Since then I have watched his stuff and it's astounding, but I don't see any similarity between us. Except for the fact that I'm told he used to wear ladies' underwear, which is something I also do. (Hugh Grant)
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Scrabble value of G2R1A1N1T1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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