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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grant  \Grant\,  v.  i. 
  To  assent;  to  consent.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grant  \Grant\,  n.  [OE.  grant,  graunt,  OF  graant,  creant, 
  promise,  assurance.  See  {Grant},  v.  t.] 
  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.  (Law)  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 
 
  Note:  Formerly,  in  English  law,  the  term  was  specifically 
  applied  to  transfrrs  of  incorporeal  hereditaments, 
  expectant  estates,  and  letters  patent  from  government 
  and  such  is  its  present  application  in  some  of  the 
  United  States.  But  now  in  England  the  usual  mode  of 
  transferring  realty  is  by  grant;  and  so  in  some  of  the 
  United  States,  the  term  grant  is  applied  to  conveyances 
  of  every  kind  of  real  property.  --Bouvier.  Burrill 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grant  \Grant\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Granted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Granting}.]  [OE.  graunten  granten,  OF  graanter,  craanter 
  creanter  to  promise,  yield,  LL  creantare  to  promise, 
  assure,  for  (assumed  LL.)  credentare  to  make  believe,  fr  L. 
  credens,  p.  pr  of  credere  to  believe.  See  {Creed}, 
  {Credit}.] 
  1.  To  give  over  to  make  conveyance  of  to  give  the 
  possession  or  title  of  to  convey;  --  usually  in  answer  to 
  petition. 
 
  Grant  me  the  place  of  this  threshing  floor.  --1 
  Chrcn  xxi. 
  22. 
 
  2.  To  bestow  or  confer,  with  or  without  compensation, 
  particularly  in  answer  to  prayer  or  request;  to  give 
 
  Wherefore  did  God  grant  me  my  request.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  To  admit  as  true  what  is  not  yet  satisfactorily  proved;  to 
  yield  belief  to  to  allow  to  yield;  to  concede. 
 
  Grant  that  the  Fates  have  firmed  by  their  decree. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  Syn:  Syn.--  To  give  confer;  bestow;  convey;  transfer;  admit 
  allow  concede.  See  {Give}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  grant 
  n  1:  any  monetary  aid 
  2:  the  act  of  providing  a  subsidy  [syn:  {subsidization},  {subsidisation}] 
  3:  (law)  a  transfer  of  property  by  deed  of  conveyance  [syn:  {assignment}] 
  4:  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}] 
  5:  a  contract  granting  the  right  to  operate  a  subsidiary 
  business:  "he  got  the  beer  concession  at  the  ball  park" 
  [syn:  {concession}] 
  6:  a  right  or  privilege  that  has  been  granted 
  v  1:  let  have  "grant  permission";  "Mandela  was  allowed  few 
  visitors  in  prison"  [syn:  {allow}]  [ant:  {deny}] 
  2:  give  on  the  basis  of  merit;  "Funds  are  granted  to  qualified 
  researchers"  [syn:  {award}] 
  3:  be  willing  to  concede;  "I  grant  you  this  much..."  [syn:  {concede}, 
  {yield}] 
  4:  allow  to  have  "grant  a  privilege"  [syn:  {accord},  {allot}] 
  5:  bestow,  esp.  officially;  "grant  a  degree";  "give  a  divorce"; 
  "This  bill  grants  us  new  rights"  [syn:  {give}] 
  6:  give  over  surrender  or  relinquish  to  the  physical  control 
  of  another  [syn:  {concede},  {yield},  {cede}] 
  7:  transfer  by  deed;  "grant  land"  [syn:  {deed  over}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Grant,  AL  (town,  FIPS  31096) 
  Location:  34.51721  N,  86.25227  W 
  Population  (1990):  638  (268  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  35747 
  Grant,  IA  (city,  FIPS  32295) 
  Location:  41.14222  N,  94.98511  W 
  Population  (1990):  123  (72  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  50847 
  Grant,  MI  (city,  FIPS  34360) 
  Location:  43.33406  N,  85.81006  W 
  Population  (1990):  764  (311  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.7  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  49327 
  Grant,  NE  (city,  FIPS  19910) 
  Location:  40.84441  N,  101.72566  W 
  Population  (1990):  1239  (585  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  69140 
  Grant,  OK 
  Zip  code(s):  74738 




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