Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun grant

8 senses of grant

Sense 1
grant -- (any monetary aid)
       => aid, economic aid, financial aid -- (money to support a worthy person or cause)

Sense 2
grant, subsidization, subsidisation -- (the act of providing a subsidy)
       => allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation -- (the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan; "the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state")

Sense 3
grant, assignment -- ((law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance)
       => transferred property, transferred possession -- (a possession whose ownership changes or lapses)

Sense 4
Grant, Duncan Grant, Duncan James Corrow Grant -- (Scottish painter; cousin of Lytton Strachey and member of the Bloomsbury Group (1885-1978))
       INSTANCE OF=> painter -- (an artist who paints)

Sense 5
Grant, Cary Grant -- (United States actor (born in England) who was the elegant leading man in many films (1904-1986))
       INSTANCE OF=> actor, histrion, player, thespian, role player -- (a theatrical performer)

Sense 6
Grant, Ulysses Grant, Ulysses S. Grant, Ulysses Simpson Grant, Hiram Ulysses Grant, President Grant -- (18th President of the United States; commander of the Union armies in the American Civil War (1822-1885))
       INSTANCE OF=> general, full general -- (a general officer of the highest rank)
       INSTANCE OF=> President of the United States, United States President, President, Chief Executive -- (the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government; "the President likes to jog every morning")

Sense 7
concession, grant -- (a contract granting the right to operate a subsidiary business; "he got the beer concession at the ball park")
       => contract -- (a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law)

Sense 8
grant -- (a right or privilege that has been granted)
       => right -- (an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb grant

7 senses of grant

Sense 1
allow, grant -- (let have; "grant permission"; "Mandela was allowed few visitors in prison")
       => give -- (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care")

Sense 2
award, grant -- (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")
       => give -- (cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; "She gave him a black eye"; "The draft gave me a cold")

Sense 3
concede, yield, grant -- (be willing to concede; "I grant you this much")
       => agree, hold, concur, concord -- (be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point")

Sense 4
accord, allot, grant -- (allow to have; "grant a privilege")
       => give -- (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care")

Sense 5
grant, give -- (bestow, especially officially; "grant a degree"; "give a divorce"; "This bill grants us new rights")

Sense 6
concede, yield, cede, grant -- (give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another)
       => give -- (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care")

Sense 7
grant, deed over -- (transfer by deed; "grant land")
       => give, gift, present -- (give as a present; make a gift of; "What will you give her for her birthday?")

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