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  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}. 




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