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grant (s) (noun), grants (pl)
1. A sum of money given by the government or some other organization to fund such things as education or research.
2. Something given to someone as a favor or privilege, or the giving of it; such as a land grant.
3. In law, something transferred from one person to another in a legal transaction, or the making of such a transaction.
4. A legal document recording a transaction in which something is transferred from one person to another.
5. To admit as true what is not proven; to allow; to yield; to concede: James takes it for granted that Carine is telling him the truth.
6. Etymology: from about 1200, "what is agreed to", from Anglo-French graunter, from Old French granter, a variant of creanter, "to promise, to guarantee, to confirm, to authorize," which came from Latin credentem, a form of credens; also a form of credere, "to believe, to trust".
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grant (verb), grants; granted; granting
1. To agree to allow a request, a favor, or a privilege.
2. To acknowledge, often reluctantly, the truth or efficacy of something.
3. To transfer money, property or rights to someone in a legal transaction.
This entry is located in the following unit: cred-, credit-, creed- (page 3)
(Greek + Latin: dare, to give, a giving, given; a gift; to grant, to offer)
(Latin: to assign, to allot, to bestow, to give, to grant; from tribe, to give out among the tribes was tribuere which is the source of many of the words located in this unit)